Further evidence of impending fireworks in the Gulf, three massive military ships left U.S. ports this weekend.
“It is part of the repositioning of forces and equipment in support of the war on terror. They are on route,” [Marge Holtz, director of the Military Sealift Command (MSC), a branch of the U.S. Navy charged with running the ships on behalf of the U.S. armed forces] told Reuters from Washington.
Two, the USNS Fisher and USNS Bob Hope [Ed. — the Bob Hope?], have seven decks capable of carrying tanks, helicopters and other heavy armor MSC says.