US Army bases in Germany cancel events, youth sports, fitness classes and more
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 13, 2020
Here's a rundown on activities that are canceled or suspended at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart due to concerns about the coronavirus.
The cancellations were listed on Friday, the same day DODEA Europe announced that its schools in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands will be closed beginning Monday.
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz
• All MWR - Kaiserslautern fitness classes such as yoga and spin class are suspended
• Events at Armstrong's Club, Kazabra Club, Rheinlander Convention Center, Halftime Sports Bar, Warrior Zones, Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center and Sembach Community Activity Center are canceled
• KMC Onstage performances are suspended until further notice
• All Outdoor Recreation trips are canceled until further notice
• All Child and Youth Services sports are canceled until further notice
• All CYS trips are canceled until further notice
• All Better Opportunities for Single Service Members trips are suspended until further notice
• U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will modify services such as the Java Café, VAT Office, Parent Central Services, fitness centers, libraries, Arts and Crafts, Automotive Skills Center, Army Substance Abuse Program and Army Community Service. More info will be provided over the next 24 hours.
U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart
• Panzer Kaserne dental clinic has canceled appointments, with the exception of emergency cases, until further notice
• Patch Barracks has canceled its annual Spring Bazaar
• Stuttgart chapel worship, chapel-sponsored events and retreats and religious education classes are canceled beginning Friday until further notice. This includes chapel facilities at Patch, Panzer, Kelley and Robinson barracks
• A retiree town hall scheduled for March 24 at the Panzer Chapel has been canceled
• The Stuttgart American Red Cross' Baby Expo scheduled for March 28 has been postponed
This file will be updated.