We Salute Capt. Janet Days
Written by tonibjones on February 3, 2023
Capt. Janet Days is Naval Station Norfolk’s first Black female commanding officer in the 106-year history of the world’s largest naval base. Days assumes command today, February 3, 2023. The Chicago native graduated from Old Dominion University in 1999. She also holds a master’s degree from the Naval Postgraduate School, and is also a graduate of the Joint and Combined Warfighting School at Joint Forces Staff College.
Naval Station Norfolk covers more than 6,200 acres, with more than 600 facilities and 326 tenant commands. It supports 63 ships, 188 aircraft, and 18 squadrons, employing over 67,000 personnel, including military and civilian personnel.
Congratulations to Capt. Janet Days!