On top of the World: Coast Guard Cutter Alder’s voyage to the Canadian Arctic

>On July 10, 2010, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder departed Duluth, Minn., on a historic trip that took its crew near the top of the world in the Canadian Arctic. Alder’s mission was to participate in Operation Nanook, an international […]


From the field: A sure sign of spring

>I know, I know, winter’s over for most of the Great Lakes. However, parts of Lake Superior remain in winter’s grasp long after spring has sprung else where in the Ninth Coast Guard District. That’s why today’s post comes from […]