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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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...

Schriever celebrates 30 years as the Air Force's top-secret satellite operator

By: tom roeder

One of the Air Force's youngest bases is marking a milestone anniversary this week with fun and games.

But don't let the dodgeball fool you, 30-year-old Schriever Air Force Base east of Colorado Springs...

General: Army plans to rely more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers to counter Russian aggression


The top U.S. Army general in Europe said he will lean more heavily on Fort Carson soldiers in a bid to counter Russian aggression and assure American allies.

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said America is down to...

Drone that crashed in Colorado Springs found to have broke Army, FAA rules

By: tom Roeder

Fort Carson soldiers who crash-landed a drone in a Colorado Springs neighborhood in May will get remedial training after an investigation found they didn't have proper clearance to fly the small RQ-11 Raven...