Pocomoke Firm Gets Army Armor Contract

Left to right: Emily Tunis, Md. State Sen. Mary Beth Carozza, Hardwire CEO George Tunis (photo courtesy of Senator Mary Beth Carozza's office)

A Worcester County company has been awarded a task order for procurement of the US Army’s next generation Modular Scalable Vest, or MSV. Hardwire LLC, based in Pocomoke City, said the program will replace heavy body armor systems with new lightweight armor and carriers. The contract will last for nine years, with the goal of…

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Salisbury Mayor Jake Day Promoted In US Army While Deployed

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day was promoted to US Army Major while on deployment Nov. 28th (photo courtesy of City of Salisbury)

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…

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