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What was the top Coast Guard video of 2013?

We’ve tallied up your votes for the Coast Guard’s 2013 Video of the Year and have the results for the top three videos. From high surf off the Washington and Oregon coasts to the intense training our future enlisted endure at Training Center Cape May, N.J., your favorite videos showcased the commitment Coast Guard men and women display on each and every mission, each and every day.


1,700 Miles, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: 1,700 Miles in Two Minutes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFduTLQoRes We’ve reached our 10th video nominee in our search for the 2013 Video of the Year. In our final video, Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock travels from the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore to its homeport of Port Huron, Mich,, […]


Dive Lockers, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Dive Lockers

Our video of the year nominee today showcases new equipment for Coast Guard divers, which allows them to remain underwater longer and work in harsher conditions. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan. […]


Arctic Flight, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Arctic Flight

The eighth video of the contest takes us aboard a Coast Guard airplane with scientists from NOAA and the University of Washington’s Polar Science Center as they conduct extensive research to gain a better understanding of the emerging Arctic frontier. […]


Panga Interdiction, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Panga Interdiction

Today brings us to video number seven and drops us in the middle of a Coast Guard law enforcement operation as a crew intercepts a drug panga approximately 90 miles southwest of San Diego, where 31 bales of marijuana were […]


Underwater Egress, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Underwater Egress

We are past the halfway point for the contest, and today’s video gives us an inside look at underwater egress training in an indoor pool at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center located in Elizabeth City, N.C. The training […]


Sailor Saved, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Sailor Saved

We are at the half-way point for our videos, and today’s video takes in the middle of a rescue as Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Watson, an Air Station Elizabeth City rescue swimmer, battles the sea to rescue a sailor […]


Cape D Surf, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Cape D Surf

Our fourth video finalist takes us on a thrilling boat ride with the men and women of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Wash. Boat crews from Station Cape ‘D’ battle the surf of the Columbia River during surf drills. The […]


Heavy Seas, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Heavy Seas

Our third video finalist features an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., as they medevac a sailor from the 780-foot cargo ship Horizon Trader in heavy seas approximately 200 miles east of the Chesapeake […]


Breaking Ice, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Breaking Ice

The second video finalist features Coast Guard Cutters Tackle and Shackle as they break ice along the Penobscot River in Bangor, Maine. These crews regularly break ice along Maine’s rivers to keep the waterway open for commercial traffic and to […]


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