REAR ADM. TERRY MCKNIGHT, USN (RET.) is a 31-year veteran of the U.S. Navy who, as a surface warfare officer, rose to command the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious assault ship carrying nearly 3,000 sailors and Marines. He was selected to serve as the first commander of Combined Task Force 151, a multi-national unit formed to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden. MICHAEL HIRSH is a journalist who has produced documentaries and specials for PBS, CBS, ABC and HBO. He's received the Peabody Award, a Writers Guild Award, and multiple Emmy Awards.