More Tom Roeder Articles

Tom Roeder

Weekend/Military Editor

  • Vietnam vet from AFA's first class to be buried Friday at academy cemetery

    Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Brig. Gen. James Rhodes is coming home to the Air Force Academy on Friday. A member of the first class of cadets to graduate from the school in 1959, the Vietnam veteran will be buried at the cemetery on the campus after a noon service in the Cadet Chapel. His son, Jeff, says that's...

  • Report details inquiry of Fort Carson leader, military's struggles with issue of sexual assault

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Army leaders suspended an Afghanistan-bound Fort Carson commander over allegations of insensitivity toward sexual assault victims and gender discrimination before an investigation cleared him last month. The investigation into the conduct of Col. Brian Pearl is detailed in a 361-page...

  • Bonfire symbolizes sex assault fight

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Air Force Academy cadets and leaders held an April 17 bonfire to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month.The event held on the terrazzo in the cadet area on campus featured speeches from the school’s superintendent, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, and the dean, Brig. Gen. Andy Armacost.The...

  • Big solar plant in Huachuca plans

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    The largest solar array in the military will be constructed at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., the Army announced in April.The solar plant, built in concert with a local utility is expected to provide as much as 25 percent of the electricity used by the base. It’s part of a wider Pentagon move...

  • Carson plans Piñon confabs

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Two public meetings are planned to discuss planned changes at Fort Carson’s Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site.The post has filed its intention to seek a new Environmental Impact Statement for the 235,000-acre training area and wants to allow more activities including the use of larger...

  • Cadets take second in mock cyber war

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Air Force Academy cadets earned second place in the 14th annual National Security Agency Cyber Defense Exercise pitting the nation’s top military academies in a mock computer war.“The competition required the cadets to build an enterprise network from scratch, including email, web,...

  • Peterson gets new inspection system

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    A Peterson Air Force Base unit became the first in the service to adopt a new system for oversight.The 21st Space Wing is now using the Air Force Inspection System, which revamps how inquiries, inspector general investigations and audits are conducted.“We worked aggressively on the...

  • Military housing firm lauded for customer service

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    The firm that manages privatized housing on Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases was recently honored with an award for customer satisfaction.WinnResidential Military Housing Services, parent of the local firm Tierra Vista, was named a 2013 SatisFacts National Award Winner for...

  • Hospice honored for honoring veterans

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    A Colorado Springs hospice has been honored by a national group for its care for veterans.Gentiva Hospice got the honor from the National Hospice and Pallative Care Organization.The hospice educates workers and volunteers about veterans issues and needs. Gentiva also works with veterans...

  • Vice President Biden set to speak at Air Force Academy graduation

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Vice President Joe Biden will address 1,000 graduating Air Force Academy cadets at a ceremony in Falcon Stadium May 28. The White House confirmed Biden as the graduation speaker Monday. The academy's graduation rites have traditionally included a to-flight speaker and will again...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
JUL
25
JUL
26
JUL
27
JUL
28
JUL
29
JUL
30
JUL
31
AUG
1
AUG
2
AUG
3
AUG
4
AUG
5
AUG
6
AUG
7
Advertisement