Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour
America’s First Black Female Combat Pilot
Adventure / Exploration, Diversity & Inclusion, Inspirational, Leadership
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour is a gutsy trailblazer, whose resume is an impressive collection of firsts—including being the first Black woman combat pilot in the US Armed Forces. Prior to that she worked as a police officer, served two tours of duty in Iraq as a marine, and acted as a diversity liaison officer between the Pentagon and Headquarters Marine Corps. Following her military service, Armour revved up her career in the private sector as an entrepreneur, business consultant, and author of Zero to Breakthrough: The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter.
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