2014 Videos of the Year: Turtle Rescue

We are pleased to announce the 2014 nominees for Coast Guard Video of the Year. We’ve selected the top 10 videos, the best of the best, as this year’s nominees. Now, we need your help in deciding the top Coast Guard video for 2014!



The Coast Guard rescues lives every day – but it’s not every day we save a 800-pound leatherback turtle! Watch the action in the eighth video in this year’s Video of the Year competition!

The 2014 Coast Guard Video of the Year contest starts Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 and ends Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The first video nominee will debut here on Compass, along with YouTube, Facebook and Twitter beginning Dec. 22, with a new video released each day through Dec. 31. You can vote for your favorite videos by liking them on Facebook or YouTube, via retweet and favorite on Twitter or commenting below.

The winner will be announced Jan. 5, 2014, on Coast Guard Compass and our Facebook page and we can’t wait to hear from you, our fans, which is your favorite!

Let us know if you have any predictions for the winner!



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9 Responses

  1. Susanne Gedral says:

    This is something that deserves high praise and much attention. I respectfully salute the hard-working Coast Guard for this wonderful rescue. God bless you; wish I could have been there to witness it.

  2. Steve Mitchell says:

    Thanks to the Coasties for helping Mother Nature’s animals. That is a tribute to your dedication and professionalism. THANK YOU!

  3. Michael S. Hilton says:

    This Is one of my favorites, followed closely by the Copacabana Rescue.

  4. Chris Carr says:

    …….after countless attempts to free him ourselves I made the call to the CG with little idea what to expect. I wish I could have stayed around to see the rescue!

  5. Lucy Day says:

    How does one vote for it what do I click? Thanks

  6. Lucy Day says:

    How do we vote? Where is the pick button?

  7. LTJG Katie Braynard says:


    Your comment itself counts as a vote! Thanks for the support this year!

    Very Respectfully,
    Lt. j.g. Katie Braynard
    Coast Guard Public Affairs

  8. Lucy Day says:

    Thank you for telling me and I shall comment now

  9. Lucy Day says:

    Thank you for the time and effort you put in to safe and help these great creatures. God Bless and keep you and them safe.