Captain Scott Phy
Captain Scott Phy graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1997. His first assignment was the USCGC DAUNTLESS in Galveston, Texas.
After earning his “Wings of Gold” from Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Florida, in 2000, Captain Phy was assigned to Air Station Miami where he was designated an Aircraft Commander in the HU-25 Falcon Jet.
His next assignment was Aviation Training Center Mobile, Operations Division, where he flew as an Aircraft Commander and Instructor Pilot in the HU-25 from 2004-2007. Captain Phy was then assigned to Air Station Washington DC where he flew both the Gulfstream V and Challenger 604 as an Aircraft Commander and Instructor Pilot.
In 2009, he was assigned as an Aviation Detailer in Arlington, Virginia. In this role he helped manage the careers of the Coast Guard’s roughly 1,200 aviators.
In 2012, Captain Phy was assigned to the White House as the Military Aide to the President. Captain Phy executed more than 55 Presidential trips around the world, most notably President Nelson Mandela’s funeral in Pretoria, South Africa.
In 2014, Captain Phy was assigned to Air Station Clearwater as the Operations Officer. He was responsible for overseeing operations for 6 C-130 aircraft and 10 H-60 helicopters. In 2016, he fleeted up to Executive Officer, overseeing over 455 unit members. Captain Phy held an Aircraft Commander designation in the HC-130H.
In 2018, Captain Phy assumed command of Air Station Washington DC. He was responsible for the transportation of senior Department of Homeland Security officials and Coast Guard officers around the world. Captain Phy was qualified as an Aircraft Commander in both the Gulfstream V and Gulfstream 550.
In 2020, Captain Phy was assigned to US Special Operations Command and served as the Senior DHS & USCG Liason to Special Operations Command. In this role he helped build, improve and formalize relationships between the Coast Guard and Special Operations Forces.
Captain Phy’s personal decorations include the Department of Defense Superior Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals and two Coast Guard Achievement Medals. He earned a Masters of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
Captain Phy is from Fort Bragg, CA. He is married to the former Lisa Katherine Dunn from Fort Lauderdale, FL. They have two children, Katherine (16) and Patrick (13)