Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Whitehead, a boatswains mate and the operations petty officer at Aids to Navigation Team Kennewick, navigates the unit’s 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat up the Snake River Sept. 23, 2014.

Keeping mariners safe on the Northwest’s high desert

Aids to Navigation Team Kennewick is responsible for maintaining ATON along the Snake River from Kennewick, Wash., to Lewiston, Idaho. Ride along as they make a run down the Snake River September 2014.