Day 10: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Video of the Year contest

Welcome to day ten of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year!

Last week, we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2010. Now, it is time for you to vote on your favorites and help us select your top three videos.

Our tenth video features Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak, Alaska, personnel building a 15-foot tower near Point Hope to help mariners navigate through the Bering Strait.  The aid is only one of two permanent Coast Guard aids north of the Arctic Circle.  Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Thomasson, a damage controlman, narrates the b-roll video.

Click on the image to watch the video on YouTube (click here to watch the CGVI video accessible from a Coast Guard computer).

Video of the Year nominee 10

POINT HOPE, Alaska – In this 2010 Coast Guard Video of the Year nominee, four Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak personnel completed a build of the 15-foot aid to navigation tower four miles south of Point Hope Aug. 2, 2010, which is only of two permanent Coast Guard aids to navigation north of the Arctic Circle. The aid will help vessels navigate through the Bering Strait. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Walter Shinn.

To cast your vote for your favorite, use any (or all) of the following ways:

1. Choose to “like” your favorite video on our YouTube 2010 Video of the Year playlist.
2. Choose to “like” your favorite video on our Facebook fan page.
3. Leave a positive comment on the Compass blog post for that video.

*Please note, YouTube and Facebook will require you to sign in using your personal account to vote

Each method will be weighted equally, worth 1/3 of the total vote. Voting will stay open until January 10, 2011 with the top three videos announced on the Compass January 11. Although you can vote for multiple videos, keep in mind you can only “like” the video once on YouTube and Facebook so you might want to save your vote for your favorite.

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