Capt. Lannamann enlisted in the Navy as a Gunner’s Mate (Missile) in 1983 and served on USS Towers (DDG 9). In 1988, he reported to Great Lakes as a Gunner’s Mate “C” School Instructor.
While on shore duty, Capt. Lannamann enrolled in the Enlisted Commissioning Advancement Program and then transferred directly into the Enlisted Commissioning Program. He was commissioned upon graduation from the University of Maine in 1994 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Capt. Lannamann then reported to USS Stout (DDG 55) as Electrical Officer and Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer. Next, he reported to USS Ashland (LSD 48) as Auxiliaries Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant before reporting to the Naval Post Graduate School in 1998. While at Naval Postgraduate School, he transferred into the Engineering Duty Officer community and earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2001.
Capt. Lannamann completed qualifications as Docking Observer and Engineering Duty Officer at Supervisor of Shipbuilding Ingleside as a Ship’s Repair Officer, before reporting to SRF-JRMC Detachment, Sasebo as Production Officer in 2003.
From August 2006 to February 2007, he did an IA with the US Army Corps of Engineer’s, Gulf Region Division Baghdad, Iraq, where he served as the Government Lead for all Electrical Transmission Reconstruction Projects throughout Iraq. In June 2007, he reported to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility where he worked Surface Ship’s in Everett. In August 2008, he returned to SRF-JRMC Detachment, Sasebo as Officer in Charge.
Capt. Lannamann served as USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Chief Engineer from May 2011 until September 2013. During this tour, Vinson completed a combat deployment to the Arabian Gulf. Additionally, during PIA-12, Capt. Lannamann was the Availability Manager.
Capt. Lannamann served as the Waterfront Operations, Department Head at Southwest Regional Maintenance Center from September 2013 to June 2015. He oversaw the planning and execution of all depot maintenance and modernization for the 55 homeported Surface Ships and additional “topside” work on Carriers and Submarines in San Diego, California. He reported to CNSP as the ACOS for Maintenance and Engineering, N43, in June 2015.
Capt. Lannamann assumed Command of Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center on September 30, 2016, where he oversaw surface ship maintenance, management and oversight of private sector maintenance and fleet technical assistance to ships in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, as well as supporting the 5th and 6th Fleet Area of Responsibilities.
Capt. Lannamann currently serves as the acting Executive Director for Navy Regional Maintenance Center (NRMC) in Norfolk, Va. His duties include oversight of the operations and management of the Regional Maintenance Centers in the execution of private-sector, depot- level maintenance and modernization, surface ship intermediate-level maintenance, and fleet technical and engineering support world-wide.