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ATLANTIC OCEAN - Seaman Clayton Grauel mans a pilot's ladder as members of the Mauritanian Navy boarding team climb aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) during a boarding exercise in support of Saharan Express, April 26, 2012. Simpson, homeported in Mayport, Florida, is participating in exercise Saharan Express 2012, a regional maritime exercise focused on improving the communications and interoperability of West African countries to counter narcotics trafficking and proliferation in maritime environments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian T. Glunt)
ATLANTIC OCEAN - Seaman Clayton Grauel mans a pilot's ladder as members of the Mauritanian Navy boarding team climb aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) during a boarding exercise in support of Saharan Express, April 26, 2012. Simpson, homeported in Mayport, Florida, is participating in exercise Saharan Express 2012, a regional maritime exercise focused on improving the communications and interoperability of West African countries to counter narcotics trafficking and proliferation in maritime environments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian T. Glunt)
ATLANTIC OCEAN - Seaman Clayton Grauel mans a pilot's ladder as members of the Mauritanian Navy boarding team climb aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) during a boarding exercise in support of Saharan Express, April 26, 2012. Simpson, homeported in Mayport, Florida, is participating in exercise Saharan Express 2012, a regional maritime exercise focused on improving the communications and interoperability of West African countries to counter narcotics trafficking and proliferation in maritime environments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian T. Glunt)
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