The Unsung Heroes of the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle

by Petty Officer Shawn Eggert SEATTLE – Two things come to mind when the Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle comes to town; sails and cadets. And while the Coast Guard is just as proud of its boat as it is of its cadets, there is an important element of the Eagle that is often overlooked. “I think there is a general lack of understanding that the Eagle is a functioning, operational unit,”...