John William Armstrong Missing in Action November 9, 1967 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron

John William Armstrong


Unit: 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron 

Date of Birth: 5-Dec-26
Date of Death: 9-Nov-67
City: Dallas
State: TX

Notes: Colonel Armstrong was the squadron commander of the 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron. On November 9, 1967, he was flying in a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4C) over the Ho Chi Minh Trail when his aircraft was hit by a surface to air missile. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

Did you know John William Armstrong? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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