America’s Military Dads: Gallery 1

Drafted right out of college in the early '60s, you served our nation in the Vietnam War... You survived to mary the love of your life Eileen and raise three loving children. 'bless you Dad! (credit: Don Glucksman/UGC/CBS)
Army 1st Lt. Donald Glucksman Drafted right out of college in the early '60s, you served our nation in the Vietnam War... You survived to mary the love of your life Eileen and raise three loving children. 'bless you Dad! (credit: Don Glucksman/UGC/CBS)
After proudly serving and protecting his country, proud papa has not come home for a short visit to hold his 2 daughters safely in his arms, if only for a short moment. (credit: Anna Marie Colunga Vega/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. David Colunga Vega After proudly serving and protecting his country, proud papa has not come home for a short visit to hold his 2 daughters safely in his arms, if only for a short moment. (credit: Anna Marie Colunga Vega/UGC/CBS)
I love you Daddy, you mean the world to me! (credit: Aalyah Kashifalghita/UGC/CBS)
Army 1st Lt. Meshal Kashifalghita I love you Daddy, you mean the world to me! (credit: Aalyah Kashifalghita/UGC/CBS)
We Love and miss you daddy! Come home to us soon, you make us all proud! Happy Father's Day Daddy! We LOVE you!!!!! (credit: Paula Parker/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Zachari Parker We Love and miss you daddy! Come home to us soon, you make us all proud! Happy Father's Day Daddy! We LOVE you!!!!! (credit: Paula Parker/UGC/CBS)
Happy Fathers Day!!!!Be Safe Love and Miss You Kiyana (credit: Kiyana Tavera/UGC/CBS)
Anthony Rosario, Army Happy Fathers Day!!!!Be Safe Love and Miss You Kiyana (credit: Kiyana Tavera/UGC/CBS)
Daddy I love & miss u so much, I wish u could have been here for my Jr. high grad but I know u R out protecting our country and I appreciate that. Can't wait until u R back home. xoxoxo <3 (credit: Liyah Warren/UGC/CBS)
Navy Chief Warrant Officer Edward Warren Daddy I love & miss u so much, I wish u could have been here for my Jr. high grad but I know u R out protecting our country and I appreciate that. Can't wait until u R back home. xoxoxo <3 (credit: Liyah Warren/UGC/CBS)
You are my Batman, my Superman, my Jedi, you’re my Army strong. We all miss you and love more than Disneyland. Your little soldiers Adrienne, Siann, Jayden and Malykai (credit: Mary Rodriguez /UGC/CBS)
Army Pfc. Mario F. Rodriguez You are my Batman, my Superman, my Jedi, you’re my Army strong. We all miss you and love more than Disneyland. Your little soldiers Adrienne, Siann, Jayden and Malykai (credit: Mary Rodriguez /UGC/CBS)
Want to wish you a very Happy Fathers Day!! I LOVE YOU DAD!! (credit: Kristian Olson/UGC/CBS)
Army Spc. Daniel Olson Want to wish you a very Happy Fathers Day!! I LOVE YOU DAD!! (credit: Kristian Olson/UGC/CBS)
Love and miss you Daddy (credit: Charlie Slattery/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Brendan Slattery Love and miss you Daddy (credit: Charlie Slattery/UGC/CBS)
Thank you for being a awesome dad to your kids. We hope you have a wonderful Fathers day...you deserve it:) (credit: Christine Abrams/UGC/CBS)
Christopher Abrams, Navy Thank you for being a awesome dad to your kids. We hope you have a wonderful Fathers day...you deserve it:) (credit: Christine Abrams/UGC/CBS)
Thank You Daddy for all you do. Your my Hero. Love your boys (credit: Johny Gonzalez/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Gonzalez Thank You Daddy for all you do. Your my Hero. Love your boys (credit: Johny Gonzalez/UGC/CBS)
I love you Dad, Thank you for protecting me and Mom. Love Joaquin Alejandro Cruz (credit: Joaquin Cruz/UGC/CBS)
Army Spc. Miguel A. Cruz I love you Dad, Thank you for protecting me and Mom. Love Joaquin Alejandro Cruz (credit: Joaquin Cruz/UGC/CBS)
We love you so much, dad, and are so proud of what you are doing! We miss you and cannot wait until we are back together again! Happy Father's Day with many hugs and kisses from home! (credit: Kelly Caraccilo/UGC/CBS)
Army Pvt. Charles Caraccilo We love you so much, dad, and are so proud of what you are doing! We miss you and cannot wait until we are back together again! Happy Father's Day with many hugs and kisses from home! (credit: Kelly Caraccilo/UGC/CBS)
You may not be my real dad, but you took the role. You are the best dad ever. Happy Father's Day to the best man in the world. You are my hero. (credit: Audrey Ellis/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Keith Stockdale You may not be my real dad, but you took the role. You are the best dad ever. Happy Father's Day to the best man in the world. You are my hero. (credit: Audrey Ellis/UGC/CBS)
You're our HERO! We love you! (credit: Susanna Balik/UGC/CBS)
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy K. Balik You're our HERO! We love you! (credit: Susanna Balik/UGC/CBS)
Daddy, you are my hero. I Love you! (credit: Destiny Anderson/UGC/CBS)
Navy Master at Arms, Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Anderon Daddy, you are my hero. I Love you! (credit: Destiny Anderson/UGC/CBS)
Happy Father's Day DaD!!!!,  Love Tyler and Mom (credit: Toscha Stanley/UGC/CBS)
Army Capt. Charles Stanley Happy Father's Day DaD!!!!, Love Tyler and Mom (credit: Toscha Stanley/UGC/CBS)
Thank you dad for your service and being a great example for me. (credit: John Bryson/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. 1st Class Stanley H. Bryson Thank you dad for your service and being a great example for me. (credit: John Bryson/UGC/CBS)
We love and miss u daddy please come home soon, we are all very proud of you and your our hero we r so lucky to have u in our life i hope other children are as lucky as we are be safe daddy (credit: Gabby Favela)
Ralph Favela, Army We love and miss u daddy please come home soon, we are all very proud of you and your our hero we r so lucky to have u in our life i hope other children are as lucky as we are be safe daddy (credit: Gabby Favela)
DADDY WHEN WILL YOU COME HOME BECAUSE I GET SAD WHEN YOUR NOT HERE. JULIAN (credit: Delia Correa/UGC/CBS)
Navy MMC Thomas Correa DADDY WHEN WILL YOU COME HOME BECAUSE I GET SAD WHEN YOUR NOT HERE. JULIAN (credit: Delia Correa/UGC/CBS)
Thank you for keeping me safe & always being there for me. Mom and I love you till the end of time. Lily  (credit: Lisa Kolbe/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher G. Kolbe Thank you for keeping me safe & always being there for me. Mom and I love you till the end of time. Lily (credit: Lisa Kolbe/UGC/CBS)
Happy Father's Day!!!! Love, Isabela & Karina (credit: Cristina Cruz/UGC/CBS)
Army Staff Sgt. Carlos Cruz Happy Father's Day!!!! Love, Isabela & Karina (credit: Cristina Cruz/UGC/CBS)
Daddy I love you with all my heart. You are the best dad in the whole wide world. Thank you for being who you are. Happy Fathers Day!! (credit: Gilbert Diaz/UGC/CBS)
Army Pvt. Gilbert Diaz Daddy I love you with all my heart. You are the best dad in the whole wide world. Thank you for being who you are. Happy Fathers Day!! (credit: Gilbert Diaz/UGC/CBS)
Thank you for being a marine. I love you daddy (credit: Nicholas Martinez/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Sgt. Adam Martinez Thank you for being a marine. I love you daddy (credit: Nicholas Martinez/UGC/CBS)
We love you so much Daddy.... We are so proud of you. (credit: Jesse Gray/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Sgt. Cory A. Gray We love you so much Daddy.... We are so proud of you. (credit: Jesse Gray/UGC/CBS)
I love you Daddy! Thank you for being such an amazing Dad to me.  Love Mitchell (credit: Amber Collins/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Robert Collins I love you Daddy! Thank you for being such an amazing Dad to me. Love Mitchell (credit: Amber Collins/UGC/CBS)
Im a Proud Wife of a Soldier!! And Our Daughter Destiny Loves Her Dad Miguel. Sgt Fortini is Our Hero :) (credit: Monica Fortini/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Miguel Fortini Im a Proud Wife of a Soldier!! And Our Daughter Destiny Loves Her Dad Miguel. Sgt Fortini is Our Hero :) (credit: Monica Fortini/UGC/CBS)
We are so proud of you. You are our hero! We love you. Love Olyviah and Owen (credit: Elizabeth Webb/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Walter D. Webb We are so proud of you. You are our hero! We love you. Love Olyviah and Owen (credit: Elizabeth Webb/UGC/CBS)
Daddy, thank you for all you do, I know your not home alot because you are protecting our freedom. I love you lots and you are my best friend! Love, Noah (credit: Amber Peperis/UGC/CBS)
Navy IC2 Nicholas Peperis Daddy, thank you for all you do, I know your not home alot because you are protecting our freedom. I love you lots and you are my best friend! Love, Noah (credit: Amber Peperis/UGC/CBS)
Happy Fathers Day Daddy! We love you! Love, Your wife and daughter! (credit: Jaytee Salas/UGC/CBS)
Army Spc. Jaytee Salas Happy Fathers Day Daddy! We love you! Love, Your wife and daughter! (credit: Jaytee Salas/UGC/CBS)
Thank you for everything you did for your country and your family. Love you very much Dad (credit: Amy DeRosier /UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Cpl. Mark Oesterreich Thank you for everything you did for your country and your family. Love you very much Dad (credit: Amy DeRosier /UGC/CBS)
The boys and I love you very much! Happy Fathers Day! (Credit: Jennifer Kluttz/UGC/CBS)
Navy, Petty Officer First Class, John Kluttz The boys and I love you very much! Happy Fathers Day! (Credit: Jennifer Kluttz/UGC/CBS)
Happy Father's Day daddy! Your the best dad in the world. We love you very much. Thank you for your dedication to our family and our Country. We are so proud of you! Love always Alexis. (Credit: Jennifer Sherry/UGC/CBS)
Army, Sergeant, Ryan A. Sherry Happy Father's Day daddy! Your the best dad in the world. We love you very much. Thank you for your dedication to our family and our Country. We are so proud of you! Love always Alexis. (Credit: Jennifer Sherry/UGC/CBS)
We love you Daddy and miss you very much! You are far away in Afghanistan fighting for our Country and we are so so proud of you. May God bless you!!! Love Mariah and Caleb Maestas (Credit: Mariah Maestas/UGC/CBS)
Army, Specialist, Jason B. Maestas We love you Daddy and miss you very much! You are far away in Afghanistan fighting for our Country and we are so so proud of you. May God bless you!!! Love Mariah and Caleb Maestas (Credit: Mariah Maestas/UGC/CBS)
We have been through so many deployments but this is the first that we won’t be together during Father’s Day. You are the best one out there. We love you and miss you. See you soon. 143 (credit: Sara Patton/UGC/CBS)
Norman Patton Jr., Navy We have been through so many deployments but this is the first that we won’t be together during Father’s Day. You are the best one out there. We love you and miss you. See you soon. 143 (credit: Sara Patton/UGC/CBS)
Just wanted to wish you a Happy Father’s Day. You are not only a great husband but terrific father as well. We are so proud of you. We love you so much. (credit: Celia Trevino/UGC/CBS)
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Filiberto Trevino Just wanted to wish you a Happy Father’s Day. You are not only a great husband but terrific father as well. We are so proud of you. We love you so much. (credit: Celia Trevino/UGC/CBS)
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO THE WORLDS BEST DADDY! WE LOVE YOU! EMILEE & MADELYN (credit: Kimberly Malaske/UGC/CBS)
Army Capt. Erick Malaske HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO THE WORLDS BEST DADDY! WE LOVE YOU! EMILEE & MADELYN (credit: Kimberly Malaske/UGC/CBS)
You’re the Best Dad in the world. We’re so proud of all you do for us and for our country. We love you so much! (credit: Grace Herrington/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Jeffrey L. Herrington You’re the Best Dad in the world. We’re so proud of all you do for us and for our country. We love you so much! (credit: Grace Herrington/UGC/CBS)
You have taught me to move on in life no matter what obstacle gets on my way. That’s why this greeting comes to bring a special wish your way, to hope that love will fill your Father’s Day (credit: Maria G Zendejas/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Sgt. Raul H. Vizuette You have taught me to move on in life no matter what obstacle gets on my way. That’s why this greeting comes to bring a special wish your way, to hope that love will fill your Father’s Day (credit: Maria G Zendejas/UGC/CBS)
Happy Fathers Day Daddy! We love you! Love, Your wife and daughter! (credit: Jaytee Salas/UGC/CBS)
Army Spc. Mike Salas Happy Fathers Day Daddy! We love you! Love, Your wife and daughter! (credit: Jaytee Salas/UGC/CBS)
Thank you for everything you did for your country and your family. Love you very much Dad (credit: Amy DeRosier/ UGC/CBS)
Marine Cpl. Mark Oesterreich Thank you for everything you did for your country and your family. Love you very much Dad (credit: Amy DeRosier/ UGC/CBS)
Happy Fathers Day Daddy! I love and miss you!!! (credit: CJ Phillips/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Joe Phillips Happy Fathers Day Daddy! I love and miss you!!! (credit: CJ Phillips/UGC/CBS)
DAD, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING THAT YOU DO AND WE JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT WE LOVE YOU AND THANK YOU FOR BEING THE BEST DAD YOU CAN BE. LOVE, ALEX AND BRITTNEY (credit: Alex Muya/UGC/CBS)
Navy PS1 Eduardo Muya DAD, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING THAT YOU DO AND WE JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT WE LOVE YOU AND THANK YOU FOR BEING THE BEST DAD YOU CAN BE. LOVE, ALEX AND BRITTNEY (credit: Alex Muya/UGC/CBS)
You are my branch when I hang my arms around your neck and smother u with hugs and kisses. That’s when I’m the happiest. Happy fathers day to a special unique dad! With love, speed crawler (credit: Madison Hayes/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Sgt. David Hayes You are my branch when I hang my arms around your neck and smother u with hugs and kisses. That’s when I’m the happiest. Happy fathers day to a special unique dad! With love, speed crawler (credit: Madison Hayes/UGC/CBS)
I LOVE YOU DADDY! LOVE LUVBUG HAILEY! (credit: Angel Jacinto/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Mario Jacinto I LOVE YOU DADDY! LOVE LUVBUG HAILEY! (credit: Angel Jacinto/UGC/CBS)
I love you DAda!!!! (credit: Yesi Maples/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps Sgt. Maples I love you DAda!!!! (credit: Yesi Maples/UGC/CBS)
I am glad my daddy is home from Afghanistan so we can celebrate his first Fathers Day. (credit: Lila Bennett/UGC/CBS)
Army Sgt. Kenneth W. Bennett I am glad my daddy is home from Afghanistan so we can celebrate his first Fathers Day. (credit: Lila Bennett/UGC/CBS)
We're very proud of you and send our best wishes for a Happy Fathers' Day. We proudly await your return home, hopefully soon! (credit: Karen Linder/UGC/CBS)
Army Spc. James Linder We're very proud of you and send our best wishes for a Happy Fathers' Day. We proudly await your return home, hopefully soon! (credit: Karen Linder/UGC/CBS)
I Love You!! (credit: Adam Fraser/UGC/CBS)
Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Fraser I Love You!! (credit: Adam Fraser/UGC/CBS)
My daddy is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He tried to call me as much as he can. He is a good daddy and is taking me to Disneyland in 3 weeks when he comes home on R&R. i love you daddy. (credit: Cinabella Calderon/UGC/CBS)
Army Pfc. Calderon My daddy is currently deployed to Afghanistan. He tried to call me as much as he can. He is a good daddy and is taking me to Disneyland in 3 weeks when he comes home on R&R. i love you daddy. (credit: Cinabella Calderon/UGC/CBS)
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