Deck Watch attends Base Ketchikan’s open house

KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Ketchikan residents line the waterfront to watch as an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew performs a search and rescue demonstration during Coast Guard Base Ketchikan's first ever open house Aug. 27, 2011. The helicopter crew provided a search and rescue demonstration as part of the open house as part of a community outreach effort to foster better understanding and friendship with the residents of Ketchikan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Ketchikan residents line the waterfront to watch as an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew performs a search and rescue demonstration during Coast Guard Base Ketchikan's first ever open house Aug. 27, 2011. The helicopter crew provided a search and rescue demonstration as part of the open house as part of a community outreach effort to foster better understanding and friendship with the residents of Ketchikan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Ketchikan.

Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio program featuring Coast Guard news and information across Alaska.

The feature this week is an interview with Cmdr. Wade Gesele, commanding officer of Base Ketchikan, regarding their recent open house.

To listen to the show click here. U.S. Coast Guard audio by District 17 External Affairs.

For more information about the Base Ketchikan open house please view the USCGAlaska.com press release.

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