Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw reenacts Chicago maritime holiday tradition

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw reenacts Chicago maritime holiday tradition
A crewmember of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw offloads one of the 1,200 Christmas trees onto Navy Pier in Chicago, Dec. 2, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) CHICAGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw and the Chicago’s Christmas Ship Committee partnered to reenact a Chicago tradition dating back to the late 1800s, Dec. 1 and 2, at Navy Pier. The...