The Air Force Academy closed its south gate Friday morning for three hours after a scanner triggered a false alarm. The gate was reopened shor…
Senior 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.
The Army is surveying families living in on-post housing at Fort Carson and around the globe to determine whether its program to fix substandard living conditions has worked.
Civic groups, schools and veterans organizations plan a string of Veterans Day events around the Pikes Peak region on Monday. Here are a few:
Five Pikes Peak region veterans look back on their World War II service in the first part of a new series and podcast from The Gazette.
The Pentagon authorized a new medal for veterans of its drone wars this month and drew back the curtain on a secretive program to help Turkey with surveillance of Kurdish militants in the process.
Fort Carson will get a long-awaited improvement to an entrance gate east of the post's airfield thanks to an $18 million federal grant, Sen. C…
An Air Force Academy major will stand trial next week on sexual assault charges.
An Air Force Academy captain faces up to three months in jail after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation of a child in an online sting operation. Capt. Paul Sikkema, 29, who served as an instructor at the school, also faces 10 years of supervised probation and will have to register as a sex offender.
The Air Force’s new civilian boss pledged on Saturday to reinvigorate the service’s space mission while building a new generation of bombers a…