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Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Mike Cammalleri during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, March 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Mike Cammalleri during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, March 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

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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.