Rescue highlights the importance of being prepared for worst case scenarios in Alaskan waters

Anyone who has plied the waters of Alaska can attest to the many dangers facing mariners, and the rescue of five crewmen aboard the fishing vessel Western Venture, Oct. 20, has cast new light upon the importance of being prepared […]

Deck Watch: ANT Kodiak works Western Alaska aids

Have you ever wondered how the lights that flash from the edges of remote Alaska islands of trecherous rock outcroppings get serviced? Petty Officer 2nd Class Jay Tracy, from Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak, gives us a little insight into that world on this week’s Deck Watch Radio.