January 5, 2015
UPDATE: Texas high-speed pursuit
training is top USCG video
U.S. Coast Guard’s has tallied up the votes for its 2014 Video of the
Year and the winner is a video of high-speed pursuit training out of
"From a time-lapse from a Coast Guard cutter’s
patrol to the last minute rescue of two young men," the
Coast Guard said on Compass, its official blog, "your favorite videos
showcased the commitment Coast Guard men and women display on each and
every mission, each and every day."
The top three winners are:
High-Speed Pursuit Training. The first place video features a
first-hand look at tactical law enforcement training and allows you to
ride along with crews throughout south Texas.
Turtle Rescue. The second place video features the rescue of an
800-pound leatherback turtle by a Coast Guard crew from Station Cape
May in New Jersey.
Station Bellingham Rescue. The third-place video gives you a front-row
seat as a Coast Guard crew from Station Bellingham in Washington
rescues two young men after their canoe overturned.
like to thank everyone who voted for their favorite video, as well as
all the units and videographers for their exceptional work throughout
2014," according to the blog on Compass. "We look forward to showcasing
the missions of the U.S. Coast Guard in 2015 and thanks again to all
To watch all the videos on YouTube, check out the 2014 Video of the Year playlist.