For the Heavy cosmetic item with a similar name, see Pounding Father.
U! S! A!
— The Soldier, celebrating America's independence.
The Founding Father is a community-created cosmetic item for the Soldier. It adds a ruffled white blouse, team-colored cuffs, and a golden trim around the collar and cuffs, to the Soldier's default coat.
The Founding Father was contributed to the Steam Workshop.
July 10, 2013 Patch (Summer Event 2013)
- The Founding Father was added to the game.
- Fixed the description for the Founding Father.
- Fixed incorrect alpha in the backpack images for the Valley Forge and the Founding Father.
- [Undocumented] Added the Founding Father to the Mann Co. Store.
July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)
- [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
- The name of this item is a reference to the Founding Fathers, political leaders and statesmen of the United States who participated in the American Revolution.
- Originally, this item also included white hair, which was later removed and instead added to the Valley Forge. The white hair can still be seen in the item's texture.
The RED Founding Father texture, showing the white hair, which was originally going to be in the model.
The BLU Founding Father texture, showing the white hair, which was originally going to be in the model.