Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, currently deployed with the U.S. Army in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, has been promoted to the rank of Major. The ceremony took place on a C-130 Hercules near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
Day is serving as Deputy Director of Information Operations and Special Technical Operations Chief for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa.
Some family members and the City Administrator also witnessed the ceremony over Zoom.
Day is about halfway through an eleven-month tour. He has 12 years of Military service.