FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Welch Jacob H.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Armstrong Flooring, Inc. [AFI]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) __X__ Other (specify below)
See Remarks
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
1 LETTERMAN DRIVE, BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/11/2016
(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
___ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_X_ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/11/2016   A   9,071 (1) A $ 0 9,071 (1) D (2) (3)  
Common Stock               4,600,000 I See Footnotes (3) (4)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Welch Jacob H.
1 LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
ValueAct Holdings, L.P.
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P.
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
VA Partners I, LLC
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
ValueAct Capital Management, L.P.
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
ValueAct Capital Management, LLC
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks
ValueAct Holdings GP, LLC
ONE LETTERMAN DRIVE
BUILDING D, 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
  X   X   See Remarks

Signatures

 By:/s/ Jacob H. Welch   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VALUEACT HOLDINGS, L.P., By: VALUEACT HOLDINGS GP, LLC, its General Partner, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VALUEACT CAPITAL MASTER FUND, L.P., By: VA PARTNERS I, LLC, its General Partner, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VA PARTNERS I, LLC, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VALUEACT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P., By: VALUEACT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, its General Partner, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VALUEACT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

 VALUEACT HOLDINGS GP, LLC, By: /s/ Bradley E. Singer, Chief Operating Officer   04/13/2016
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Consists of unvested units granted on April 11, 2016 under the terms of the 2016 Directors Stock Unit Plan. The units vest (contingent upon the Director's continued service as of such date) on the earlier of (i) the next annual stockholders meeting following the grant; (ii) the death or total and permanent disability of the Director; or (iii) the date of any Change in Control (as defined in the Plan). Shares will be issued for vested units within 60 days of (x) the vesting date, or (y), a later deferral date if deferred by the Director under the terms of the Plan.
(2) Under an agreement with ValueAct Capital, Jacob H. Welch is deemed to hold the common stock for the benefit of ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P. and indirectly for (i) VA Partners I, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P., (ii) ValueAct Capital Management, L.P. as the manager of ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P., (iii) ValueAct Capital Management, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Capital Management, L.P., (iv) ValueAct Holdings, L.P. as the sole owner of the limited partnership interests of ValueAct Capital Management, L.P. and the membership interests of ValueAct Capital Management, LLC and as the majority owner of the membership interests of VA Partners I, LLC and (v) ValueAct Holdings GP, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Holdings, L.P.
(3) Each reporting person listed herein disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of its pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
(4) The securities reported herein are directly beneficially owned by ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P. and may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by (i) VA Partners I, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P., (ii) ValueAct Capital Management, L.P. as the manager of ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P., (iii) ValueAct Capital Management, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Capital Management, L.P., (iv) ValueAct Holdings, L.P. as the sole owner of the limited partnership interests of ValueAct Capital Management, L.P. and the membership interests of ValueAct Capital Management, LLC and as the majority owner of the membership interests of VA Partners I, LLC and (v) ValueAct Holdings GP, LLC as General Partner of ValueAct Holdings, L.P.
 
Remarks:
Explanation of Responses:
-The reporting persons herein may be deemed to be members of a "group" for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Each reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities deemed to be owned by the group that are not directly owned by such reporting person. This report shall not be deemed an admission that such reporting person is a member of a group or the beneficial owner of any securities not directly owned by such reporting person.

- Jacob H. Welch, a Partner at ValueAct Capital, serves on the board of directors of the Issuer. As a result, the other reporting persons herein may be deemed directors by deputization.

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