Captain of the Navy Ship USS Port Royal

US Navy Captain David Adler, right, and Commander Jeffery James, left, at the U.S. Navy base in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, during a news conference covering an incident where Iranian naval speed boats harried the cruiser USS Port Royal which has escalated tensions between Iran and the U.S. since the incident. Adler and James would not say how close the US Navy was to firing at the Iranian ships on Jan. 6 near Iranian waters in the Strait of Hormuz.(AP Photo/Hasan jamali)