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Sports
4:48 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Photo Gallery: WKU vs. Army Football

WKU cadets are honored for their academic achievements during the football game between WKU and Army in Bowling Green on Saturday, November 15, 2014. WKU won 52-24.
Abbey Oldham

WKU defeated the Army Black Knights 52-24 at L.T. Smith Stadium on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Before the game, the Golden Knights parachuted into the stadium; Dr. Gary Ransdell did a tandem jump with one of the Knights into the practice field with the game ball. Leon Allen carried the ball for 345 yards, breaking the single game record for WKU and Conference USA. WKU has one more home football game Saturday, November 22 at 11AM against University of Texas San Antonio. 

Regional
10:53 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Fort Knox Fighting Brigade To Be Phased Out By Year's End

Army officials have moved up the timetable for the departure of Fort Knox's only fighting brigade.

Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith tells the News-Enterprise the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division will fully deactivate by the end of the year.

Last summer, the Army announced that 12 brigade combat teams, including Knox's, would be deactivated by 2017 as part of a force reduction of about 80,000. Fort Knox's brigade has more than 3,000 members.

Smith said many soldiers in the unit have already received new assignments and soon will depart.

The general says the "greater part" of 2,000 soldiers and their families tied to the unit will leave in the next six to eight months. Soldiers nearing retirement or who are exiting the Army will remain at Knox.

Regional
7:58 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Ft. Campbell Testing Body Armor Tailored for Female Soldiers

Female soldiers from Fort Campbell deploying to Afghanistan will field test the first Army body armor that is shorter and better tailored specifically to fit women's physiques. Members of a female engagement team from the 101st Airborne Division, who will be directly interacting with Afghan women during the coming deployment, have been equipped with the female prototypes of the newest generation of Army tactical vests.

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