USCG’s Top Ten Videos of 2013 – WATCH
The United States Coast Guard wants your help picking the best video from 2013. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Saturday, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2014. Over the past 10 days, the Coast Guard Compass blog has publish one of the top 10 videos each day.
You can vote by clicking on the titles below, which will take you to the USCG’s Youtube page where you can “Like” each video. You can also visit the Coast Guard’s Facebook page or the Coast Guard’s YouTube 2013 Videos of the Year playlist.
Day 10: 1,700 Miles in Two Minutes
Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock travels from the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore to its homeport of Port Huron, Mich. in this time lapse video spanning Oct. 11 to 26, 2013.
Day 9: Dive Locker
Chief Warrant Officer Ken Andersen, a dive force manager at U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, speaks about surface-supplied diving equipment that Coast Guard divers are beginning to use in San Diego, March 26, 2013.
Day 8: Arctic Flight
An Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts an Arctic Domain Awareness flight with scientists from NOAA and the University of Washington’s Polar Science Center above the Arctic Circle in Alaska, July 16, 2013.
Day 7: Panga Interdiction
A U.S. Coast Guard crew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat intercept a drug panga approximately 90 miles southwest of San Diego, Oct. 5, 2013. Two suspected smugglers were apprehended and 31 bales of marijuana were seized.
Day 6: Underwater Egress
U.S. Coast Guard personnel participate in underwater egress training in an indoor pool at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center located in Elizabeth City, N.C.
Day 5: Sailor Saved
An MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., rescues sailor from sailboat 70 miles east of Kitty Hawk, N.C.
Day 4: Cape D Surf
Smallboat crews from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment battle the surf of the Columbia River during surf drills.
Day 3: Heavy Seas
An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., medevaced a 47-year-old man from the 780-foot cargo ship Horizon Trader approximately 200 miles east of the Chesapeake Bay, Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
Day 2: Breaking Ice
Coast Guard Cutters Tackle and Shackle break ice along the Penobscot River in Bangor, Maine, Feb. 21, 2013. These crews regularly break ice along Maine’s rivers to keep the waterway open for commercial traffic and to prevent flooding.
Day 1: It’s Not Just 8 Weeks
Capt. Todd Prestidge, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., addresses new recruits at the service’s only enlisted basic training center.
Which video is your favorite?
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