Our third video finalist features an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., as they medevac a sailor from the 780-foot cargo ship Horizon Trader in heavy seas approximately 200 miles east of the Chesapeake Bay.
The 2013 Videos of the Year began Saturday, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2014. Continuing through New Year’s Eve, Coast Guard Compass will publish one of the top 10 videos each day.
To vote for your favorite videos, click “like” on the Coast Guard’s Facebook page or on the Coast Guard’s YouTube 2013 Videos of the Year playlist. You can also see a highlight compilation of the top 10 videos.