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The father has the same rights as the mother and you can not place for adoption without his consent. If you want to block the adoption you can as in order to get the adoption they need your consent as well. If the mother does not want the baby then you can take the baby. It does not matter if you are in the military although you will need to take care of that aspect and have the baby cared for. The mother can still get custody after the baby is born if she wants to try to petition for it (the Judge will have to decide who should be primary in the best interests of the child). Any adoption done without fathers consent can be considered an illegal adoption and can be stopped. In most cases if the mother is not married and both mother and father agree to adoption they may do a paternity test to make sure that he is the father.
An unmarried birth father has certain rights to block or terminate a adoption proceeding, but has to meet certain legal requirements:
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