Tom Roeder

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.

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.

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