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Bakersfield native serves in East China Sea

Alan Romo
Posted at 7:43 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 10:43:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield native, U.S. Navy Fireman Alan Romo, is serving his country in the East China Sea aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell.

In the photo above, Romo is seen checking the quality of fuel on the weather deck.

The McCampbell is underway conducting operations in the Indo-Pacific region while assigned to Destroyer Squadron 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force.