Celebrating Father’s Day with the Coast Guard

Wishing a Happy Father’s Day to all Coast Guard dads!

Wally Bornemann, father of Capt. Scott Bornemann, Coast Guard 17th District chief of prevention, served the Coast Guard during the Korean War. "His enjoyment of serving was an inspiration for me," said Capt. Bornemann.

Capt. Scott Bornemann, Coast Guard 17th District chief of prevention, displays a photo of his father who served the Coast Guard during the Korean War. “His enjoyment of serving was an inspiration for me,” said Capt. Bornemann.

Wally Bornemann, father of Capt. Scott Bornemann, Coast Guard 17th District chief of prevention, served the Coast Guard during the Korean War. "His enjoyment of serving was an inspiration for me," said Capt. Bornemann.

Wally Bornemann, father of Capt. Scott Bornemann, Coast Guard 17th District chief of prevention, served the Coast Guard during the Korean War.

"There is no better way to spend Father's Day than with my kids"- Chief Petty Officer Jose Leiva

“There is no better way to spend Father’s Day than with my kids”- Chief Petty Officer Jose Leiva

“My dad, Lt. Mike Grieco, was a Coast Guard helicopter pilot in the 1980's. He used to land HH-65 Dolphin helicopters on my elementary school playground when I was in Kindergarten and 1st Grade, and I used to play on the aircraft.”- Petty Officer 1st Class Melanie Sinclair

“My dad, Lt. Mike Grieco, was a Coast Guard helicopter pilot in the 1980’s. He used to land HH-65 Dolphin helicopters on my elementary school playground when I was in Kindergarten and 1st Grade, and I used to play on the aircraft.”- Petty Officer 1st Class Melanie Sinclair

Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Foster greets his wife, Macie, and baby after returning to Kodiak, Alaska, from a patrol on Coast Guard Cutter Munro June 16, 2015. The Munro crew's missions include law enforcement, search and rescue, and protection of marine mammals and endangered species. U.S. Coast photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren W. Steenson

Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Foster greets his wife, Macie, and baby after returning to Kodiak, Alaska, from a patrol on Coast Guard Cutter Munro June 16, 2015. The Munro crew’s missions include law enforcement, search and rescue, and protection of marine mammals and endangered species. U.S. Coast photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren W. Steenson

"Papa, Thank you for going out to sea and fixing all the colorful buoys around here that we get to see or hear everyday. We miss you when you are gone but we know that you help save lives and keep boats safe at sea. Happy Father's Day! Love, Marina and Hezekiah"

“Papa, Thank you for going out to sea and fixing all the colorful buoys around here that we get to see or hear everyday. We miss you when you are gone but we know that you help save lives and keep boats safe at sea. Happy Father’s Day! Love, Marina and Hezekiah”

“The best advice my dad, Eddie Colbath, ever gave me was to join the Coast Guard.”- Lt. Veronica Colbath

“The best advice my dad, Eddie Colbath, ever gave me was to join the Coast Guard.”- Lt. Veronica Colbath

Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Cook greets his children after returning to Kodiak, Alaska, after a patrol on Coast Guard Cutter Munro June 16, 2015. The Munro crew's missions include law enforcement, search and rescue, and protection of marine mammals and endangered species. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren W. Steenson

Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Cook greets his children after returning to Kodiak, Alaska, after a patrol on Coast Guard Cutter Munro June 16, 2015. The Munro crew’s missions include law enforcement, search and rescue, and protection of marine mammals and endangered species. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren W. Steenson

"My dad is the best cook, most responsible, and most organized person in the world. He's pretty awesome."- Ian McAndrews, son of Lt. Charles McAndrews

“My dad is the best cook, most responsible and most organized person in the world. He’s pretty awesome.”- Ian McAndrews, son of Lt. Charles McAndrews

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