Previously featured on Oprah. Trying for a third appearance!!! America's First African American Female Combat Pilot.
As featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, Tavis Smiley, NPR and others, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour’s dynamic style and presentation methods have inspired Thousands of organizations and individuals.
Leveraging the power of a Breakthrough Mentality Vernice EXCELerated from beat cop to combat pilot in three years. She completed two combat tours in Iraq as an AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopter pilot.
After completing her last tour of duty, Vernice launched VAI Consulting and Training, LLC. The leading component of her Breakthrough Mentality philosophy is “refusing to settle, even in the smallest moments”.
Vernice has received awards as a pioneering pilot. She was also the Marine Corps’ first African American Female pilot, the first African American woman on the Nashville Police Department's motorcycle squad, Camp Pendleton's 2001 Female Athlete of the Year, two-time titleholder in Camp Pendleton's annual Strongest Warrior Competition, and a running back for the San Diego Sunfire women's professional football team.
Vernice’s signature book, Zero to Breakthrough™ (Penguin) is due for release in the first quarter of 2011.