Tom Roeder

Military Editor

Tom Roeder is the Gazette's senior military editor. In Colorado Springs since 2003, Tom covers seven military installations in Colorado, including five in the Pikes Peak region. His main job, though, is being dad to two great kids.

Basic cadet trainees march past the Air Force Academy Chapel Monday, July 13, 2009 at the beginning of their three mile march to a tent city in the Jacks Valley training area on the Academy . The basic cadets face 12 days of field training as part of their basic cadet training which started June 25 and ends Aug. 1. The Gazette, Mark Reis
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160426-N-DY073-068 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 26, 2016) Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), speaks at the U.S. Naval Academy as part of the Cyber Lecture Series. Rogers addressed more than 600 midshipmen about the critical role cyber operations will play throughout their naval careers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Seaman Brianna Jones/Released)
President Donald Trump's budget proposal issued Thursday is long on military cash but short on details on how the Pentagon is supposed to spend it. iStock photo.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA: United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel against blue sky - the building includes Protestant, Catholic, Jewish and Buddhist areas - modernist architecture by Walter Netschof Skidmore, Owings and Merrill - photo by M.Torres
A flight of ciders at Colorado Common Hard Cider is pictured on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
A new reward comes from Army Criminal Investigation Command in a bid to find the killer of Fort Carson Spc. Darlene Krashoc.
A Caterpillar D7 bulldozer digs a berm around a camp while Spc. Montserrat Salinas watches Friday, March 10, 2017, at Fort Carson's training site at Pinon Canyon east of Trinidad, Colo. The 615th Engineer Company of the 4th ID Engineer Brattalion wil be training at the site for two weeks. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)