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Nestor Apolon, the self-appointed commander of the civililan volunteers, says "thousands and thousands" are waiting to be trained. There are no weapons visible at the makeshift base in Carrefour. (Associated Press)

Nestor Apolon, the self-appointed commander of the civililan volunteers, says "thousands and thousands" are waiting to be trained. There are no weapons visible at the makeshift base in Carrefour. (Associated Press)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.