Dr. Lance Armstrong was born and raised right here in Florida. He attended Cocoa Beach High School, Brevard Community College, the University of Central Florida and Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Armstrong graduated from Brevard Community College and a few years after graduating in 1999 was awarded the BCC Distinguished Alumnus Award. Dr. Armstrong then founded the BCC Alumni Association in 2000. He remained on the BCC Foundation’s Executive Committee as Alumni Association President until 2005. After graduating from BCC Dr. Armstrong went on to graduate from the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1986. At the time, he was the U.S. Air Force ROTC Cadet Commander at UCF.
Dr. Armstrong proudly served in the United States Air Force as a Captain of the B-52, flying during the Cold-War Desert Shield Era. His office is filled with memorabilia (including a bomb casing) and commendation plaques for his service as a Captain, B-52 Flight Instructor of Radar Navigation/Bombardier from Wurtsmith AFB in Michigan. His Air Force career ended in 1992 with a Reduction in Force, as directed by Congressional budget cuts.
Dr. Armstrong then studied at Palmer College of Chiropractic. While at Palmer Dr. Armstrong received the “Clinical Excellence Award,” which is granted to only one member of every graduating class. The class had 290 other graduates. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in October 1996. Dr. Armstrong is now a current professor at Palmer.
In 2000 Dr. Armstrong was named the Florida Chiropractic Association’s(FCA), “Chiropractor of the Year” and was its President in 2005. He also has served as the Brevard County Chiropractic Society President in 2002. He remains the FCA Liaison to the American/Florida Pain Coalition.