Neil Armstrong deserves a monument in Washington DC. "Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio." - www.nasa.gov. Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon. He began his NASA career in Ohio, and it would be significant for him to have his own monument in Washington DC. For the US to send a man to the moon was very significant at that time in the US history. Overall Neil Armstrong deserves a statue in Washington DC.