Not your average sleigh

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class George Degener. With a Christmas tree tied to its mast and lights strung about like stars in the sky, Coast Guard Cutter Alder, homeported in Duluth, Minn., sat moored at Chicago‚Äôs famous Navy Pier. […]


Cutter Mackinaw continues “Christmas Ship” tradition

Post written by Petty Officer 3rd Class George Degener. As the holiday season descends on Chicago and lights and decorations swathe the city streets, a Great Lakes icon sits along the waterfront at Navy Pier. The Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, […]