Photo by: MTN - Helena, Montana
Dave Armstrong, last remaining member of Camp Rimini during WWII to be recognized before Congress
Camp Rimini veteran and Race to the Sky sled dog race founder Dave Armstrong is receiving an official Congressional Record from Senator Daines on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time.
Armstrong is being recognized for his service to his country during World War II and as the last living member of the War Dogs For Defense program that occurred in Montana and only four similar sites throughout the Nation.
On January 4, 2021, Armstrong celebrated his 100th birthday.
Armstrong came to Montana in 1943 in a train car full of sled dogs bound for Camp Rimini.
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