Mike Day has served 21 years of active duty service in the US Navy SEAL Teams. He served at SEAL Team Three,
Four and Eight. Other commands include the Navy Parachute Team, Naval Special Warfare Group Two Training
Detachment and Naval Special Warfare Center Advanced Training command Detachment Little Creek. His operational
experience includes two OIF deployments and five other deployments throughout Europe, Southeast and Southwest
Asia. Military awards include the Silver Star, Bronze Star with combat “V”, Purple Heart and combat Action Ribbon.
He is also a recipient of the JINSA Grateful Nation Award.
He was wounded on 6 April 2007 in a city near Fallujah, Iraq. During a mission to capture an Al-Qaida cell leader he
was shot 27 times. He had 16 gun shot wounds to the body and 11 to his body armor.