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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert










Joseph A. Smith

Brigadier General

WKU Class of 1976

Commanding General - U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center - Fort Rucker, Alabama

Assistant Division Commander (Support) - 82d Airborne Division - Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Chief of Staff - 10th Mountain Division, Coalition Task Force - Afghanistan

Commander, 10th Aviation Brigade - Fort Drum, New York

Chief of Staff for Special Operations Aviation - U.S. Army Special Operations Command - Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Commander, Task Force 1-160 - 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)


Master Army Aviator Badge

Legion of Merit with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

Distinguished Flying Cross

Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

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