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Announcing the 2011 Video of the Year winners

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Top 10 Videos 2011

‘Likes’ have been tallied and the results for Video of the Year are in! With more than 40,000 views on the Coast Guard’s YouTube channel, we would like to thank everyone who viewed and voted for their favorite video, and a […]

Have you voted?… 2011 Video of the Year

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Top 10 Videos 2011

By now we hope you have watched all of our 2011 Video of the Year nominees. But, if you haven’t, there’s still time! “Polls” close this Friday so you can still have your voice heard in choosing the year’s most […]

2011 Video of the Year: Day 10

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Thirteen miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, a pilot makes a crash landing into the ocean and a Coast Guard aircrew is there to rescue him. More than 4,000 miles away, a Coast Guard boatcrew interdicts a cocaine-laden drug […]

2011 Video of the Year: Recruits get sneak peek

Friday, December 30, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Coast Guard recruits from Training Center Cape May packed the Ida Lewis Auditorium to get a sneak peek at the Coast Guard’s Top 10 Videos of 2011 during an exclusive screening aboard the training center. The 158 recruits from Zulu […]

2011 Video of the Year: Day 9

Friday, December 30, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Thirteen miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, a pilot makes a crash landing into the ocean and a Coast Guard aircrew is there to rescue him. More than 4,000 miles away, a Coast Guard boatcrew interdicts a cocaine-laden drug […]

2011 Video of the Year: Day 8

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Today’s video seems like it is right out of a hollywood blockbuster and features a plane making a dramatic landing into the Pacific Ocean. Coast Guard aircrews coached the pilot on how to ditch his Cessna 310 aircraft and then rescued him approximately 13 miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii Oct. 7.

2011 Video of the Year: Day 7

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Today brings us to video number seven. The video will showcase a search and rescue case performed by an Air Station Los Angeles aircrew, but with a twist. This time you are seeing the rescue from the point of view of the rescue swimmer!

2011 Video of the Year: Day 6

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

We are past the half-way point for the contest, and today’s video features dramatic footage of the Coast Guard rescuing a man trapped on the rocks near the South Padre Island jetty March 5. This is the sixth day of the 2011 Video of the Year contest, with voting open through Jan. 13, 2012.

2011 Video of the Year: Day 5

Monday, December 26, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

We are at the half-way point for the video contest, and today’s video puts your right in the middle of Coast Guard Station Merrimack River’s survival training off the coast of Newburyport, Mass., July 13. This is only the fifth video of the 2011 Video of the Year contest, with voting open through Jan. 13, 2012. Continuing through New Years’ Eve, Coast Guard Compass will publish one of the top 10 videos each day.

2011 Video of the Year: Day 4

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Top 10 Videos 2011

Our fourth video finalist showcases Coast Guard members releasing eight Kemp’s Ridley and two Loggerhead turtles in conjunction with members of the Moody Garden’s Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration July 14.

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