JOHN W ARMSTRONG
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HONORED ON PANEL 29E, LINE 55 OF THE WALL

JOHN WILLIAM ARMSTRONG

WALL NAME

JOHN W ARMSTRONG

PANEL / LINE

29E/55

DATE OF BIRTH

12/05/1926

CASUALTY PROVINCE

LZ

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/09/1967

HOME OF RECORD

DALLAS

COUNTY OF RECORD

Dallas County

STATE

TX

BRANCH OF SERVICE

AIR FORCE

RANK

COL

STATUS

MIA

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR JOHN WILLIAM ARMSTRONG
POSTED ON 6.1.2021
POSTED BY: Jeffrey Scharf

You Will Always be Remembered

You and your sacrifice will always be remembered. A tree was planted in your memory on Memorial Day 2018. It continues to grow strong and is marked with your name and service information with a "dog tag" made to ensure you are never forgotten.
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POSTED ON 4.28.2021
POSTED BY: john fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. It is my fervent hope you will be returned home.
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POSTED ON 12.5.2020
POSTED BY: KR

UPDATED LINK, HONOLULU MEMORIAL (ABMC WEBSITE (Col. Armstrong))

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) recently updated the link/URL on its website for MIA Colonel John William Armstrong, USMA class of 1949, USAF, at the Honolulu Memorial in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (the "Punchbowl") on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii.

The updated link/URL is:
https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/armstrong%3Djohn-7
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POSTED ON 12.5.2020
POSTED BY: KR

COL JOHN W. ARMSTRONG, USMA 1949 - BIRTHDAY REMEMBRANCE (94th)

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” remember one of Rocky’s brother alumni from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point - and a fellow Vietnam War MIA - Colonel John William Armstrong, USMA class of 1949, USAF, on what would’ve been his 94th birthday - 5 December 2020.
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POSTED ON 10.10.2020
POSTED BY: KR

COL. JOHN W. ARMSTRONG, USMA 1949 - POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY 2020

The Department of Defense conducted ceremonies at the Pentagon and at Hickam AFB on Friday, 18 September 2020 in recognition of POW/MIA Recognition Day. Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Nordquist remembered the 1,586 MIAs from the Vietnam War as well as all those still unaccounted for from WWII, the Korean War, the Cold War and other conflicts. Director (Maj. Gen, USAFR, ret) Kelly McKeague of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) also recorded a separate video message to Gold Star MIA families. Additionally, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) produced a “virtual” event on 18 Sep. Since the 2019 Ceremony, DPAA has positively identified 1 Vietnam War MIA. Colonel John William "Jack" Armstrong, USMA Class of 1949, is one of those 1,586 MIAs unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. He is also one of 10 graduates from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point who is still MIA. The other 9 USMA MIAs (rank, name & class) are: (1) Col. Wallace Hynds (1945); (2) Col. Herbert Brennan (1947); (3) Maj. Carl Mitchell (1950); (4) Col. Joseph Austin (1952); (5) Col. Lawrence Tatum (1953); (6) Col. Robert Stewart (1956); (7) CPT H.R. "Rocky" Versace (1959); (8) Capt. James Dawson (1963); & (9) MAJ James “Cliff” McKittrick (1964).

This is the link to the DoD/DVIDS video for the Pentagon ceremony:
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/766486/defense-officials-recognize-prisoners-war-missing-service-members-ceremony

This is the link to the DoD/DVIDS video for the Hickam AFB ceremony:
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/766491/admiral-commemorates-prisoners-war-and-missing-service-members-ceremony

This is the link to DPAA Director McKeague’s video statement:
https://vimeo.com/454474340

This is the link to the VVMF virtual remembrance: https://www.vvmf.org/POWMIA-2020/
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