Petty Officers Haynes and Foster peer down one of the scuttles of an Iranian cargo ship.
U.S. Navy Petty Officers Second Class Marvin Haynes (left) and Clint Foster (right) peer down one of the scuttles of an Iranian cargo ship prior to entering and inspecting the cargo hold during a maritime interdiction operation in the Persian Gulf on March 6, 1998. Crew members from the USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) boarded and are inspecting the ship for possible contraband. The Arleigh Burke class destroyer is conducting the interception operations as part of a force augmentation in the region. The McCain is home ported in Yokosuka, Japan.