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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
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, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 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 *
Hain Robert C
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Armour Residential REIT, Inc. [ARR]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
3001 OCEAN DRIVE, SUITE 201
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/02/2012
(Street)

VERO BEACH, FL 32963
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ 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, par value $0.001 per share 10/02/2012   A(1)   574 A (1) 574 I See Footnote.(2)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 10/02/2012   M(1)   251 A (1) 825 I See Footnote.(2)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share               3,602 D  

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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
Hain Robert C
3001 OCEAN DRIVE
SUITE 201
VERO BEACH, FL 32963
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ Robert C. Hain   10/04/2012
** 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) On October 2, 2012, the reporting person elected to redeem 251 shares of vested phantom stock previously granted under ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc.'s 2009 Stock Incentive Compensation Plan into 251 shares of ARMOUR's common stock, and received 574 shares of ARMOUR common stock pursuant to quarterly compensation paid for the reporting person's service on ARMOUR's Board of Directors. Commencing with the end of the first quarter of 2012, the reporting person will receive up to $11,000 of the reporting person's total quarterly compensation for 2012 (or $44,000 on an annual basis), paid in stock. However, the reporting person may elect to receive some or all of the stock compensation as cash. The 574 shares of stock represent the reporting person's election of stock compensation for the past quarter.
(2) Represents shares owned indirectly through HW Trust Company Limited as Trustees of The RCH Guernsey Trust. Mr. Hain is deemed to beneficially own the 825 shares held by the HW Trust Company Limited as Trustees of The RCH Guernsey Trust and has a pecuniary interest therein.

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