Operation Active Endeavor

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Souda Bay, Crete (Apr. 25, 2002) — A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) crew assigned to the U.S. Navy frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) look on as their ship arrives for a scheduled port visit. Roberts is assigned to NATO’s Standing Naval Force Mediterranean and is currently deployed in support of Operation Active Endeavor. Task Force Active Endeavor will maintain an active presence in the operational area of the Mediterranean east of Sicily, as a demonstration of the solidarity and resolve of the Alliance in the war against terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley. (RELEASED)