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Ft. Campbell visit

A few weeks ago WKU President Gary Ransdell and Psychology faculty member Betsy Schoenfelt visited the Hilltopper ROTC group as they were training with other cadets from Murray State & Austin Peay universities at Ft. Campbell. We got to see first-hand the training regiment that the students contend with. Needless to say, it was impressive.



1LT Eric Yates Memorial

WKU honored a fallen soldier yesterday with a memorial for US Army 1LT Eric Yates who was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend. Yates was a 2008 graduate of the WKU ROTC program. Full Story


Veteran’s Day on the Hill

The Hilltopper Battalion observed Veterans Day today with a ceremony at the Guthrie Tower. WKU’s Army ROTC program also inducted two new members into its Hall of Fame – retired U.S. Army Capt. Larry G. Loftis and retired Brig. Gen. Alan E. Grice — during a ceremony at Diddle Arena’s Stansbury Concourse.


Veteran’s Day

The WKU ROTC program honored the nation’s military servicemen and women today with a wreath placement ceremony at the Guthrie Bell Tower on campus.