Vernice Armour Military Person
Vernice Armour (born 1973) is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and America's first African American female combat pilot in the United States military. She flew the AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopter in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and eventually served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Vernice Armour was born 1973 in Chicago, Illinois to Gaston C. Armour Jr. and Authurine Armour. After her parents divorced, Clarence Jackson married Authurine. Both her father and her stepfather had served in the military - Gaston Armour was a retired major in the U.S. Army Reserves, and Clarence Jackson was a former Marine Corps sergeant that served three tours in Vietnam. Her grandfather, too, was a Marine. Raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Armour graduated from Overton High School, where she was a member of the mathematics honor society, the National Honor Society, and class vice-president. In 1993, while a student at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Armour enlisted in the Army Reserves and later the Army ROTC.
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1. Middle Tennessee State University Colleges/University
Middle Tennessee State University, commonly abbreviated as MTSU, is a public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States.
2009. 48.2 mil. $
September 11th, 1911
2010. 70.0 %
2011. 6.75 K $
2010. 6.3 K $
2009. 5.99 K $
2008. 5.7 K $
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People attended Middle Tennessee State University connected by profession and/or age
2. Overton High School School
Watkins Overton High School is a secondary school for the Creative and Performing Arts located in Memphis, Tennessee.
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