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Saturday classes at the Bowling Green campus will proceed as scheduled. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games have been 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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