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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting of

Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

To Be Held On:

Monday, June 23, 2008















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1.      Election of nine (9) members to the Board of Directors:


NOMINEES:     James J. Gaffney

                            Robert C. Garland

                            Judith R. Haberkorn

                            Michael D. Lockhart

                            James J. O’Connor

                            Russell F. Peppet

                            Arthur J. Pergament

                            John J. Roberts

                            Alexander M. Sanders, Jr.


Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.



2.      Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2008.


3.      Approval of the 2008 Directors Stock Unit Plan.