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What was the top Coast Guard video of 2013?

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We’ve tallied up your votes for the Coast Guard’s 2013 Video of the Year and have the results for the top three videos. From high surf off the Washington and Oregon coasts to the intense training our future enlisted endure at Training Center Cape May, N.J., your favorite videos showcased the commitment Coast Guard men and women display on each and every mission, each and every day.

2013 Videos of the Year: 1,700 Miles in Two Minutes

1,700 Miles, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

We’ve reached our 10th video nominee in our search for the 2013 Video of the Year. In our final video, Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock travels from the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore to its homeport of Port Huron, Mich,, in this time lapse video. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting

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2013 Videos of the Year: Dive Lockers

Dive Lockers, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

Our video of the year nominee today showcases new equipment for Coast Guard divers, which allows them to remain underwater longer and work in harsher conditions. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2014. Continuing through New Year’s Eve, Coast Guard Compass will publish one of the

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2013 Videos of the Year: Arctic Flight

Arctic Flight, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

The eighth video of the contest takes us aboard a Coast Guard airplane with scientists from NOAA and the University of Washington’s Polar Science Center as they conduct extensive research to gain a better understanding of the emerging Arctic frontier. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan. 4,

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2013 Videos of the Year: Panga Interdiction

Panga Interdiction, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

Today brings us to video number seven and drops us in the middle of a Coast Guard law enforcement operation as a crew intercepts a drug panga approximately 90 miles southwest of San Diego, where 31 bales of marijuana were seized. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Dec. 22, with voting open through Jan.

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2013 Videos of the Year: Underwater Egress

Underwater Egress, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

We are past the halfway point for the contest, and today’s video gives us an inside look at underwater egress training in an indoor pool at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center located in Elizabeth City, N.C. The training is performed to increase a member’s survivability in the event of a small boat capsizing.

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2013 Videos of the Year: Sailor Saved

Sailor Saved, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

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,

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2013 Videos of the Year: Cape D Surf

Cape D Surf, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

Our fourth video finalist takes us on a thrilling boat ride with the men and women of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Wash. Boat crews from Station Cape ‘D’ battle the surf of the Columbia River during surf drills. The 2013 Videos of the Year began Saturday, with voting open through Jan. 4, 2014. Continuing

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2013 Videos of the Year: Heavy Seas

Heavy Seas, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

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,

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2013 Videos of the Year: Breaking Ice

Breaking Ice, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

The second video finalist features Coast Guard Cutters Tackle and Shackle as they break ice along the Penobscot River in Bangor, Maine. These crews regularly break ice along Maine’s rivers to keep the waterway open for commercial traffic and to prevent flooding. The 2013 Videos of the Year began yesterday, with voting open through Jan.

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