With the carnage in Llybia and Egypt, the president (small "p" on purpose) moved to DDG's off the coast of Llybia. You say; "no big deal"? YES it is!!
Do you realize that two ships is One Percent of the Navy, and even more if you don't count the shallow water ships like the LCS and PC's and the non-combatants like the Mine Hunters. Then we probably approach five percent or more.
That is s huge investment for this area. Just a thought!!