Dr. Orland “Lance” K. Armstrong, III graduated in 1996 from Palmer College’s main campus in Davenport, Iowa. He served as a United States Air Force Officer Captain (RIF) from 1986 to 1992, receiving numerous awards and medals for outstanding service. A volunteer at heart, Dr. Armstrong provided free chiropractic care to first responders battling wildfires in Florida (1998) and served for four years as an American Red Cross Volunteer Chiropractor for the 45th Space Wing and Patrick Air Force Base Hospital. He was awarded “Humanitarian of the Year” in 2015 by the Florida Chiropractic Association. Dr. Armstrong has maintained a private practice in Cocoa Beach, Florida – Armstrong Chiropractic Family Center, Inc. – since 1998 and has served as an adjunct professor at Palmer College’s Florida campus since 2011.
Since 1999 Dr. Armstrong has served his community as the Chiropractic Physician for the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics team, and since 2003 as the Brevard County Chiropractic Coordinator for the “Stand Down” program. Dr. Armstrong is a former president of the Florida Chiropractic Association and the Brevard County Chiropractic Society and was recipient of the Florida Chiropractor of the Year award in 2000. Dr. Armstrong has had three articles published in works including the Florida Chiropractic Association Journal and Chiropractic Economics, and he is a proud member of the Founder’s Circle in the Palmer Annual Giving Society.
Nominations are now being accepted for 2019! If you are a current Fellow and one of your accomplished peers models the principles of the P.A.C., download the nomination form and submit it by April 5, 2019.