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Mourners support one another as they depart funeral services for 17-year-old Sam Berns at Temple Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Sharon, Mass. Berns died Friday after complications from Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria, a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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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.