Rear Adm. Raynor A.K. Taylor, lower right, commander, U.S. Navy Middle East Force, greets CAPT. Abdel-Rahman Naibari, Kuwait's chief of ports, and Edward Gnehm, U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, as they come aboard the command ship USS LA SALLE (AGF-3). The LA SALLE is in Ash Shuaybah for a ceremony marking the re-opening of the port after a multinational effort to clear the mines laid by Iraqi forces during their occupation of Kuwait