Day 2: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Video of the Year contest

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

Earlier this 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 second video features Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay conducting surf training off the coast of Northern California. Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Jon Gagnon, the officer-in-charge of the station, 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

BODEGA BAY, Calif. - In this 2010 Coast Guard Video of the Year nominee, crewmembers aboard Motor Lifeboat 47257, from Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay, train in the surf near Dillon Beach in Northern California Jan. 13, 2010. Station Bodega Bay is one of 20 designated surf stations, whose crew specializes in conducting search and rescue missions in heavy weather and seas. U.S. Coast Guard video by Station Bodega Bay.

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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