Day 7: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Our seventh video features Coast Guard Air Station Houston rescuing a man who was stranded and clinging to a piling near Rollover Pass, Texas. Petty Officer 2nd Class Brad Pigage, the rescue swimmer and aviation survival technician who was lowered into the water to free the fisherman tangled in fishing line, narrates the video. Click on the post to watch the video and find out how to cast your vote for your favorite…

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Video of the Year contest

Welcome to day seven 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 seventh video features Coast Guard Air Station Houston rescuing a man who was stranded and clinging to a piling near Rollover Pass, Texas. Petty Officer 2nd Class Brad Pigage, the rescue swimmer and aviation survival technician who was lowered into the water to free the fisherman tangled in fishing line, 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 7
HOUSTON – In this 2010 Coast Guard Video of the Year nominee, a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter crew rescues a man who was stranded and clinging to a piling after he waded too far from shore while fishing near Rollover Pass, Texas, July 12, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Galveston County Constable William Comeaux.

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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