AP520578515851.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

**FILE** U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks to South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin on the phone from his aircraft after he finished the last stop in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, of his Asian Pacific trip April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Wong, Pool)
Photo by: Alex Wong
**FILE** U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks to South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin on the phone from his aircraft after he finished the last stop in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, of his Asian Pacific trip April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Wong, Pool)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

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.