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Afloat, after enlisted service in USS Ramage (DDG 61), he served as Electrical Division Officer in USS Boxer (LHD 4), as Navigator in USS Cole (DDG 97) and as Weapons and Combat Systems Officer in USS Halsey (DDG 97) and as Operations Officer at Destroyer Squadron Three One.
Ashore he served at Afloat Training Group, Norfolk, as a Surface Warfare Officer Introduction Instructor and at SWOS Learning Site, Norfolk where he taught the Basic Division Officer's Course. His most recent shore duty assignment was as Director, Basic Division Officer Course, San Diego and the Executive Officer, Mariner Skills Training Center, PACIFIC.
He reported as Executive Officer in USS Stockdale (DDG 106) in June of 2023.
CDR Beckelhymer is the recipient of various service, unit, and personal awards to which he credits to the fine Sailors with whom he has proudly served.