The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the results of its top videos of 2016 competition.
In first place is Coast Guard District 13’s surf training video showcasing Coast Guard Station Quillayute River in La Push, Washington, Station Siuslaw River in Florence, Oregon, Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi and Station Yaquina Bay in Newport crews conducting training in some of the worst conditions.
In second place is Coast Guard District 5’s Celebrating 226 years of Service to Nation video that highlighted all the great work Coast Guard men and women perform every day.
Third place goes to Coast Guard Pacific Area’s time-lapse of Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star during Operation Deep Freeze. The video highlighted the cutter during its mission to open a channel for supply and fuel ships that allow the research conducted at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station, Antarctica, to continue.
The top 10 videos that formed the competition can be viewed here.