From 2001-2004, Commander Widmann served aboard USS JUNEAU (LPD 10) and USS KITTY HAWK (CV 64) homeported in Japan. In 2006 he entered the field of Naval Communications as an Information Professional. He earned a Masters of Science in Space Operations from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California. His follow-on tours include Information Assurance Officer and Knowledge Manager for Strike Force Training Atlantic, a Global Support Assignment to Afghanistan, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT), the Information Professional representative for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Service Chiefs Program and a Staff Officer at the NATO Command and Control Center of Excellence in Utrecht, Netherlands. He is currently serving as the Branch Chief for the Strategy Branch at the Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia.