Tag: video of the year 2015

2015 Videos of the Year: Burning boat survivor meets rescuers

2015 Videos of the Year

When a man’s sailboat caught fire 69 miles from Hudson, Florida, a Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescued him and his dog, Evi. The man discusses his actions and his gratefulness to the crew for having his back in the final video of this year’s top 10 competition.

2015 Videos of the Year: Any given day

2015 Videos of the Year: Any given day

In any given day aboard Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, the crew deploys cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions through the Bering Strait up the Northern Alaska Outer Continental Shelf. Follow along with the ninth video nominee of this year’s top 10 competition as the San Diego-based cutter completes a patrol as part of Operation Arctic Shield 2015.

2015 Videos of the Year: A friend to all

2015 Videos of the Year: A friend to all

Maritime operations are the Coast Guard’s bread and butter but taking care of shipmates, families and fellow veterans remains a high priority throughout the service. In the seventh video of this year’s top 10 competition, Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Woitt discusses his role in an organization dedicated to helping injured military veterans recover through the use of sports.

2015 Videos of the Year: Great Lakes icebreaking partnership

2015 Videos of the Year: Great Lakes Icebreaking partnerships

Combined efforts between Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay and Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley broke ice in the Great Lakes to help a tug and barge travel from Sarnia, Ontario, to Windsor, Ontario, in less than a day. This time lapse is the sixth video nominee in this year’s top 10 competition!

2015 Videos of the Year: Air Station Kodiak rescue

2015 Videos of the Year: Air Station Kodiak rescue

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists three people from a disabled fishing vessel in Bristol Bay near Togiak, Alaska. This rescue highlights the complexity that an aircrew faces from the time of notification to case completion, and the many variables that when realized, can change the response required.