Day 8: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Video of the Year contest

Welcome to day eight 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 eighth video features Coast Guard Air Station Astoria rescuing a 17-year-old boy after he fell from a 200-foot cliff in Lewis and Clark State Park, Wash. Lt. Mark Lynch, a Royal Australian Navy pilot flying the case, narrates the 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 8

ASTORIA, Ore. – In this 2010 Coast Guard Video of the Year nominee, a 17-year-old boy is hoisted into an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter after falling from a 200-foot cliff at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Lewis and Clark State Park, Wash., Sunday, July 25, 2010. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria responded to the scene, hoisted the boy and transported him to Columbia Memorial Hospital. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Astoria, Ore.

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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