We are at the half-way point for our videos, and today’s video takes in the middle of a rescue as Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Watson, an Air Station Elizabeth City rescue swimmer, battles the sea to rescue a sailor 70 miles east of Kitty Hawk, N.C.
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.