Lieutenant, Jeff Shoemaker, US Coast Guard, CHIEF Engineer on board the USS NAUSHON Coast Guard Coastal Tender (WPB 1311) pilots a Rigid Hull Inflatable (RIB) boat through the waters of Ketchikan, Alaska during Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 2001. The USS NAUSHON is one of many US and Canadian vessels participating in Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 2001, which is Alaskas premier joint training exercise and is conducted with troops from all over North America