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US Navil personal in Naples prepare for A20

About 100 Navy security personnel brushed up on their crowd and riot-control
tactics Saturday during a daylong training session.
NAPLES, Italy — A demonstration planned for Monday outside the main gate of the NATO headquarters near Naples has prompted area military officials to tighten security and advise visitors and many base employees to
steer clear.

"We’re telling people to stay away," said Canadian Army Maj. Tim Dunne, media chief for the Allied Forces Southern Europe NATO base. "We’ll maintain an operational staff, but non-essential personnel are being told to take the day off."

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Reports also said that Monday’s protest would be a "dress rehearsal" for demonstrations being planned in Naples during a NATO ministers conference scheduled for late September.


Full Story: ww2.pstripes.osd.mil/01/aug01/ed081901j.html
 
 

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