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.

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Scammers posing as soldiers are at it again, Army warns


Scammers posing as soldiers are again out in force looking for love online, the Army's Criminal Investigation Command reports.

In a news release, the command said it is getting frequent complaints from women...

Fort Carson soldier dead in California training incident


A Fort Carson soldier died Wednesday from injuries he suffered six days earlier after an eight-wheeled Stryker vehicle rolled during a training exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin,...

Colorado Springs congressman: Government shutdown will be averted, at least temporarily


A government shutdown could furlough thousands of Pikes Peak region defense workers for the second time in three years unless Congress signs off on a temporary budget pact before Thursday.

The federal fiscal...

Colorado Springs brewery pulls in another Great American Beer Festival medal


DENVER - Trinity Brewing Co.brought home the hardware for Pikes Peak region brewers on Saturday at The Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

Known for wild creations at Garden of The Gods Road brewery,...

Thousands of Fort Carson soldiers set to fight mock battles


More than 4,000 Fort Carson soldiers will fight their way through mock battles starting Monday as the post's 2nd Brigade Combat team begins a two-week training exercise.

The light infantry unit will hone...

UCCS working to upgrade veterans center


The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will double the size of its center for student veterans next year thanks to a donation.

Expected to open in 2016, the McCord-Herbst Veteran and Military Student...

Colorado lawmakers have mixed reaction on Boehner exit


Deep divides in the GOP were evident Friday as Colorado lawmakers reacted to the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner.

Sen. Corey Gardner issued a mournful statement calling Boehner a "friend and...

Pikes Pub: Suds will be flowing this weekend in Denver, Colorado Springs

By: Tom Roeder

If you love beer, welcome to your Christmas season.

This weekend brings hundreds of brewers to Colorado for the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, and suds will be flowing in Colorado Springs too as the...