Command Master Chief Carbone, a native of Akron, Ohio, enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1992.
He completed recruit basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, followed by Airman Apprenticeship School, and reported for his first sea tour aboard USS America (CV 66), stationed in Norfolk, VA. During his tour, he was assigned to V-1 Flight Deck Division where he served in Operations Deliberate Force, Restore Hope, Uphold Democracy and Southern Watch. In August 1995, he attended ABH “C” School, NATTC Memphis, TN.
Other operational assignments include USS Nassau (LHA 4) Crash and Salvage LPO, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Air Department, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Flight Deck Leading Chief Petty Officer and Aircraft Handling Officer, and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), Command Master Chief.
His previous shore tours include NAS Brunswick, ME, Air Operations, Naval Support Activity LA Maddalena Sardinia, Italy, Command Fire Marshall, Brigade Master Chief and Senior Enlisted Leader to the Commandant of Midshipmen, United States Naval Academy and Command Master Chief of Naval Support Activity Washington.
He completed five shipboard deployments to the 5th and 6th Fleet AORs in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and Odyssey Dawn.
Command Master Chief Carbone is a graduate of the Louis F Garland Fire Academy, Recruit Division Commander Course, U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 155- Gold) and Command Leadership, CMC/COB Course (Class 159).
He is a recipient of the Navy & Marine Association Leadership Award and the United States Naval Academy Class of 1958, Admiral Charles R Larson Ethical Leadership Excellence Award.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (nine awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement (four awards) and various unit and campaign awards.
He is currently serving as the Region Command Master Chief at Naval District Washington on the Washington Navy Yard.