The eighth video of the contest features a family of nine, along with their two dogs, and their dramatic rescue. The family was stranded in their beach home, surrounded by dangerous rushing waters during Tropical Storm Debby.
The 2012 Videos of the Year began Saturday, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2013. Continuing through New Year’s Eve, Coast Guard Compass will publish one of the top 10 videos each day including commentary from a servicemember who participated in the mission.
To vote for your favorite videos, choose “Like” on the Coast Guard’s Facebook page or on the Coast Guard’s YouTube 2012 Videos of the Year playlist. You can also see a highlight compilation of the top 10 videos.