In July 2007, he converted to ET and reported to USS MASON (DDG 87) Norfolk, VA after completing AN/SPS-67 Radar “C” school. He was the Combat Electronics Division RADAR/Navigation Workcenter supervisor. Deploying to FIFTH Fleet in 2008 to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and Anti-piracy operations.
Reported to NAS Key West, FL in December of 2009 after completing AN/GPN-27 “C” School, served as the Radar Branch Supervisor for Ground Electronic Maintenance Division.
In June 2013 reported to USS MESA VERDE (LPD-19) after completing AN/UPX 29 IFF “C” School. While assigned served as Combat Missile Division Leading Petty Officer and the Combat Electronics Division Leading Chief Petty Officer after being selected to Chief in September 2015. Completed a 2014 deployment to FIFTH Fleet for Operation Inherent Resolve, and a 2017 Deployment to SIXTH Fleet. In 2018 he reported to TOCRON Ten and served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the command.
He was selected to the Command Senior Chief program in 2021 and assigned to PCD Cooperstown (LCS 23) until 2022, then reassigned to USS Billings (LCS 15) Gold Crew where he is currently serving as the Command Senior Chief
Senior Chief Barman is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 236 Gold. His personal achievements include: Enlisted Surface Warfare, Enlisted Aviation Warfare, and Enlisted Information Warfare. His personal award include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5), and various unit and campaign awards.