Nantucket Coast Guard Crew makes holiday wreath for Brant Point Lighthouse

"The bow is the hardest part"

Every year, for the past several decades, Coast Guard crews on Nantucket have created a wreath to hang on Brant Point Lighthouse. Here they describe why they do it and how it is done.

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officers 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen and Etta Smith. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on