U.S. Navy sailors practice fire out to sea from aboard the USS Ponce, a floating base to support mine countermeasure operations, in the Persian Gulf on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. More than 30 nations ... more 
U.S. Navy sailors practice fire out to sea from aboard the USS Ponce, a floating base to support mine countermeasure operations, in the Persian Gulf on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. More than 30 nations are participating in an exercise responding to simulated sea-mine attacks in international waters _ a demonstration of international resolve to ensure maritime security in the strategic but volatile region. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hasan Jamali
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 2:27 PM EDT