A number of protests are scheduled to take place during the coming week near many American military bases in Europe.
Some installations may have to close or limit traffic in and out of the base during these protests. Other bases may change incoming and exiting traffic routes. Military and family members are advised to avoid areas where protestors are demonstrating.
The following is a list of demonstrations for the weekend in Germany.
Saturday: Bonn is expected to have 3,000 people protesting the current war in Iraq.
Sunday: Wackerdorf is site of a skinhead convention of about 300 people beginning at 8 p.m. This could become violent, Army officials warned in a news statement about upcoming protests.
• About 2,000 people will demonstrate in Hanau;
• A protest is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. in Wiesbaden;
• At 1 p.m., protesters will demonstrate at Rhein-Main Air Base;
• About 6,000 people will start protesting at 10 a.m. near Patch Barracks in Stuttgart;
• Kitzingen will have a 100-person protest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.;
• Baumholder will have a 200-person peaceful protest beginning at 10:45 a.m.
For additional information on protests throughout Europe see the U.S. Army Europe homepage at: www.hqusareur.army.mil and click on Force Protection, or call the local military police desk for community-specific information.