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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.

Col. Daniel Uribe, Head of the Dept. of Foreign Languages at the Air Force Academy, hugs Linda Ambard at a dedication ceremony for a memorial conference room for her husband on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Linda's husband, Major Philip Ambard, whose portrait hangs on the wall, was killed while on an assignment in Afghanistan in 2011. Carol Lawrence, the Gazette
U.S. Soldiers with the 20th CBRNE Command conduct a 7.5 mile ruck march for their German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) at the Yakima Training Center, Wash., April 22, 2017. The ruck march is one of five events in the Military training portion of the GAFPB that requires participants to wear a 35-pound ruck and complete it in one to two hours or less depending on the distance. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kalie Jones)
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Alexie Mieskoski takes her 13-week-old Aussie-Border collie mix Charlie for a walk at Bear Creek dog park on Saturday April 29, 2017. "She is like a little sister that won't leave you alone," Mieskoski commented. A spring storm hit the Colorado Springs area Friday night yet many parts of the region didn't get the expected amounts of snow overnight - with some areas of the city will less than 1 inch of snow. Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette.
The blaze was reported just after 8 p.m. at 2605 Maroon Bells Ave. on Saturday. Photo courtesy of CSFD Twitter
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Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson in front of the Cadet Chapel on the grounds of the United States Air Force Academy. (Gazette file photo)
A man robbed Herring Bank on N. Nevada Avenue Tuesday morning. Image via Google Maps.
Soldiers with Fort Carson's 1st Brigade position the barrel of an M777 155 mm howitzer Friday, April 21, 2017 during training at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site east of Trinidad. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
The Patouille de France, the French equivalent of the Thunderbirds,  flew over the noon formation at the United State Air Force Academy on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  One hundred years ago this month, the United States entered World War I. The Patrouille de France have been on a tour across the country over the past few weeks commemorating that involvement and the special relationship between French and American pilots. A year prior to formally entering the war, a small number of American pilots joined a French fighter unit, forging a relationship.
The Patouille de France, the French equivalent of the Thunderbirds, flew over the noon formation at the United State Air Force Academy on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. One hundred years ago this month, the United States entered World War I. The Patrouille de France have been on a tour across the country over the past few weeks commemorating that involvement and the special relationship between French and American pilots. A year prior to formally entering the war, a small number of American pilots joined a French fighter unit, forging a relationship.