2016 Video of the Year: Perfection

The fourth nominee features the Coast Guard’s Ceremonial Honor Guard. In a 360-degree view, the honor guard is shown practicing silent drill techniques in Alexandria, Virginia. The Ceremonial Honor Guard helps represent the Coast Guard to world leaders and dignitaries through ceremonial operations such as performing rifle routines, conducting military funeral honors, casket bearing and flag folding. Is this the top video for the year? Cast your vote!


2016 Video of the Year: Baton Rouge Flooding: Child Hoist

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoists a child due to flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 14, 2016. The Coast Guard assisted local, state and federal agencies during flooding in Baton Rouge. This is the first of the top 10 videos. Help us find the top video for the year by voting on Facebook or YouTube!


Announcing the top 10 Coast Guard videos of 2016 – we need your votes!

We are pleased to announce the 2016 nominees for Coast Guard Video of the Year. We’ve selected the top 10 videos from more than 60 videos from around the U.S. Coast Guard as this year’s nominees. Now, we need your help in deciding the top Coast Guard video for 2016!


Video of the Year 2015

What was the top Coast Guard video of 2015?

We’ve tallied up your votes for the Coast Guard’s 2015 Video of the Year and have the results for the top three videos. From an unexpected sea life rescue to a man reunited with his Coast Guard rescuers, your favorite videos showcased the commitment Coast Guard men and women display on each and every mission, each and every day. And now for the winners…


2015 Videos of the Year

2015 Videos of the Year: Burning boat survivor meets rescuers

When a man’s sailboat caught fire 69 miles from Hudson, Florida, a Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescued him and his dog, Evi. The man discusses his actions and his gratefulness to the crew for having his back in the final video of this year’s top 10 competition.


2015 Videos of the Year: Any given day

2015 Videos of the Year: Any given day

In any given day aboard Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, the crew deploys cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions through the Bering Strait up the Northern Alaska Outer Continental Shelf. Follow along with the ninth video nominee of this year’s top 10 competition as the San Diego-based cutter completes a patrol as part of Operation Arctic Shield 2015.


2015 Videos of the Year: Healy Geotraces Expedition

2015 Videos of the Year: Healy Geotraces expedition

In the eighth video of this year’s top 10 competition, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy embarks on an expedition with the National Science Foundation-funded research program Geotraces in an endeavor to study trace elements in the world’s oceans.


2015 Videos of the Year: A friend to all

2015 Videos of the Year: A friend to all

Maritime operations are the Coast Guard’s bread and butter but taking care of shipmates, families and fellow veterans remains a high priority throughout the service. In the seventh video of this year’s top 10 competition, Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Woitt discusses his role in an organization dedicated to helping injured military veterans recover through the use of sports.


2015 Videos of the Year: Great Lakes Icebreaking partnerships

2015 Videos of the Year: Great Lakes icebreaking partnership

Combined efforts between Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay and Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley broke ice in the Great Lakes to help a tug and barge travel from Sarnia, Ontario, to Windsor, Ontario, in less than a day. This time lapse is the sixth video nominee in this year’s top 10 competition!


2015 Videos of the Year

2015 Videos of the Year: Air Station Elizabeth City highlights

We’ve reached the halfway point in our 2015 Video of the Year competition! The fifth video highlights the crews and missions of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. If this is your favorite, be sure to cast your vote!


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