Workers unload equipment from the MV Cape Ray, part of the U.S. maritime reserve fleet in Portsmouth, Va., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. The U.S. ship, which will serve as the lynchpin for the destruction ... more 
Workers unload equipment from the MV Cape Ray, part of the U.S. maritime reserve fleet in Portsmouth, Va., Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. The U.S. ship, which will serve as the lynchpin for the destruction of Syria’s most toxic chemical weapons, is preparing to set sail from Virginia in about two weeks for what will be an unprecedented, complex mission. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steve Helber
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 5:09 PM EST