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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Darmstadt, Hesse Page 2 a a a the stars and stripes sunday March 4,1990uso opens Fleet Center in Naples replaces facility hit by terrorist bomb by j. King Cruger Mediterranean Bureau Naples Italy a a Uso Fleet Center formally opened in Naples on Friday night replacing one destroyed nearly two years ago by a terrorist car bomb. The new facility of the United service organizations is a a Symbol to the world that we americans Are not going to stand for terrorism. We will come Back stronger a adm. Jonathan t. Howe said at the opening ceremony. Howe is commander of . Naval forces Europe and natos Allied forces Southern Europe. The bombing on april 14, 1988, killed a . Sailor and four italians and injured at least 17 other people. The prime suspect a member of the terrorist japanese red army has not been apprehended. Although the bomb shattered Center on a narrow Street in the congested port area has been shuttered since the attack Uso Fleet Center services continued virtually without interruption. Within Days of the bombing the Uso had set up a temporary Center in the port area and had started a fund drive to build a new facility. The new Center is in a limited Access area of the port and near the . Navy a Fleet Landing. A Money for the new Center started coming in from 6th Fleet sailors and service organizations immediately after the bombing a said Joann Riccio director of the Naples Uso. Rear adm. U Henry g. Chiles jr., commander of submarine group 8 and president of the Naples Uso Council led the drive to raise the $250,000 needed to outfit the facility. Money poured in from individuals service organizations and corporate sponsors. The american women a club of Naples donated All profits from the Sale of its popular Cookbook a an american in the new Center a two floor facility in quarters rented from the Navy actually opened for business a month ago but the formal opening did not take place until Friday night. A we had 8,000 visiting american sailors in the port two weeks ago and the new Center got very heavy use a Riccio said. A we have four phones for sailors to use to Call the states and they were in constant use. We could have used 10 of the new Center will make tour and hotel reservations and has a snack bar gift shop lounge video games and Pool and pingpong tables. The facility is smaller than the former building the Uso occupied for decades in the narrow Calata san Marco in the heart of the City. A the new Center is much More secure because it is in the port and we have italian and american Security right in front of the door a Riccio said. The Fleet Center staffed by Uso employees and volunteers will be open Only when 6th Fleet ships Are in port. The Uso also operates two other centers in Naples one at the naval support activity and the other at the Headquarters of Allied forces Southern Europe. The Uso has no plans to reopen a number of Fleet centers it closed for financial reasons last year in Greece Turkey Spain and Tunisia said Richard Henry the usos executive vice president. Henry in Naples for the opening said the Uso might consider reopening some of the centers if the Navy requests action and if the Uso has the resources to fund and manage them. The Navy has provided replacement services for the closed Fleet centers in most of those ports by using morale welfare and recreation resources. A the Uso has received no recent requests to reopen any of those centers a Henry said. A right now they Navy officials seem to be pleased with the coverage the Navy is getting. We have heard nothing to the temperatures March 2 Albany, Albuquerque Amarillo anchorages Asheville Atlanta Atlantic City Austin a Baltimore Billings a Birmingham Bismarck Boise c Boston Brownsville a Burlington,vt.,c Casper c Charleston,s.c., Charleston w.va., i Charlotte n.c.,1 Cheyenne a Chicago a Cincinnati Cleveland a Columbia s.c., Columbus Ohio concord.n.h., Dallas it Worth c Dayton Denver a Des Moines c Detroit a Duluth cel paso Evansville Fairbanks a Fargo of Flagstad a grand great Falls a Greensboro, Hartford Helena Honolulu Houston a Indianapolis a Jackson,miss., Jacksonville c Juneau a Kansas Hilo 52 27 62 35 61 28 42 33 49 45 57 50 51 44 63 43 50 46 57 29 63 42 40 20 48 42 53 35 65 48 41 24 49 28 56 30 62 57 44 38 52 49 53 25 47 26 55 31 53 30 56 55 51 25 51 25 60 35 52 31 57 30 59 22 47 27 35 01 67 40 56 30 23 15 32 10 53 34 44 21 58 24 50 47 53 30 55 22 75 66 57 39 53 29 52 31 76 62 41 36 60 29 Las vegas a Little Rock. Los Angeles a Louisville Lubbock Memphis Miami Beach a Milwaukee a mils St Nashville a new Orleans new York City Norfolk,va.,c North Platte a Oklahoma Omaha c Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix a Pittsburgh a Portland Maine Portland,ore.,c Providence Raleigh rapid Richmond Sacramento r St Louis Salt Lake san Antonio a san san Francisco a san juan.p.r., Santa St Ste Marie c Seattle a Shreveport Sioux Falls a Spokane c Syracuse a Tampa St Topeka c Tucson a Tulsa c Washington,d.c.,f Wilkes Barre Wilmington,del., a Lair a Cloudy a rant Inow a Lii Long Hilo 74 59 57 37 64 57 57 33 63 29 52 30 77 71 66 33 53 22 41 13 45 32 67 47 54 40 60 51 63 18 58 34 61 21 60 62 49 42 80 64 52 28 52 31 64 47 50 32 56 51 52 20 55 40 52 48 56 53 60 35 57 43 65 40 62 56 56 54 83 68 58 m 39 -01 64 46 56 35 51 13 51 32 53 29 78 66 60 29 79 51 58 32 50 46 45 29 52 29 49 43 us to extend masters program through fall semester of 1991 by Dave Walczak staff writer Wiesbaden West Germany a the University of Southern California will extend its Only overseas program through the fall of 1991, the institutions director of european operations said. A a we re geared to go ahead with another year a said Don Hanifan who announced in october that Uscz a program for a master of science degree in systems management would end in september 1990. However Hanifan said his organization will stay beyond that Date if the army fails to award new overseas education contracts. Colleges and universities Are operating under current agreements to provide education services in Europe until new contracts Are signed. Army contracting officials had planned to announce new education contracts in december. But Congress killed that plan and ordered the defense department to restudy the overseas education contracting process. The army a contracting come office in Frankfurt West Germany handles education contracts for the army air Force and Navy in the european theater. Command officials said Friday that they do not know if Congress has been sent the new study. No new overseas education contracts will be awarded before june 1, according to army officials. They said universities and colleges bidding on the contracts have been notified of the delay. Us employs eight professors and 16 other people in the systems management masters degree program. The program is the Only overseas course offered by us which claims an annual overseas enrolment of Between 200 and 263. Uscz a first overseas program in operations management was offered in 1963 at Rhein main a West Germany. The University a overseas program reached its height in 1980, with 75 regional centers in the Pacific and Europe that offered advanced degree courses in education and Early childhood development. Twelve locations in West Germany offer courses for the masters degree in science but Hanifan said that number could shrink if enrolment drops. Us has worked with the University of Denver to offer a similar program in systems management in Europe Hanifan said. The University of Denver has bid to provide that program under the pending contract. Relatives of polish officers massacred in 1940 demand truth from soviets european weather forecast Lor sunday mostly Cloudy with isolated Light rain and Light Snow in the North by late morning spreading to Central areas by late afternoon Gusty winds in the North. High temperatures 41-45 North and Central 38-41 South lows 32-36 North and a. It it a vein Sisr 9vwhi in no ii Iii Anu Central 25-28 South. Sunset sunday 6 12, Sunrise monday 7 01. Outlook Tor monday continued mostly Cloudy with isolated Light Snow in the South by later in the Day. Scattered rain in the North. Continued Gusty winds in the North. Little change in tempera Tures. Temperatures recorded saturday 4am 4pm Adana p Amsterdam p Athens c Aviano p Berlin p Bremerhaven p Brussels c 46 41 54 43 32 39 36 Copenhagen c 46 Frankfurt p 57 London c 54 Madrid c 43 Munich s 45 Paris p 45 Rome p Prusseit c to u Home p a provided by det 13.2nd weather Wing Graben Trarbach. Other worldwide temperatures Cairo f Dublin 48 Helsinki c 30 Jerusalem f 63 Lisbon c 55 a Cloudy p partly Cloudy of Falls Snow. High Low 72 54 Montreal c 37 Moscow c 21 Oslo c 45 Toronto 1 43 Vancouver c a supplied by the associated press. Warsaw Poland apr relatives of some of the 15,000 captive polish officers killed at Katyn and other Sites in the soviet Union during world War ii demonstrated Friday outside the soviet embassy and gave a letter to the ambassador demanding release of the truth about the crime. Soviet ambassador Vladimir Bro i Kov met with a three member delegation from the approximately 40 relatives of the Katyn victims who gathered outside the embassy Gates. A we were received very kindly. The ambassador expressed understanding for the families and said the Katyn crime had to be explained thoroughly a said Zdzislaw Dyduch one of the three people who saw Borovikov. Dyduch a father died at Katyn. The killing of the officers is believed. J have taken place at the end of april or he Low Early May 1940, and the demonstration 37 41 41 57 4am 4pm 30 43 34 34 32 30 36 41 45 45 50 34 46 54 32 32 23 36 34 to have taken place at the end of april or Early May 1940, and the demonstration Friday was in preparation for marking the 50th anniversary of the crime. The Katyn massacre was Long blamed officially on nazi Germany although most poles believed it was carried out by the soviet secret police who saw the captive polish officer corps As a threat to Long term soviet interests. The officers had been interned at three Camps in the soviet Union after the partitioning of Poland Between nazi Germany and the soviet Union in the Early Days of world War ii. Y a panel of official polish historians agreed last year with the popular Conlu election �?T90 Washington a West Virginia voting officials have scheduled a statewide primary election for May 8 voters will choose candidates for a . Senator and four . Representatives. Candidates will also be chosen for the state offices of treasurer attorney general 34 Senate seats and All 100 Delegate seats. The winners in the primary election will compete in a general election nov. 6. Sec members government employees and their family members who Are residents of West Virginia should Contact their unit voting officers for details on How to Register and obtain Absentee ballots. Sion of soviet guilt. But a parallel group of soviet historians reviewing the crime has made no Public assessment saying that archival proof is lacking. The remains of about 4,300 polish officers were found by the invading German army at Katyn near Smolensk in 1943, and nazi Germany immediately made the crime Public for propaganda purposes. The final resting place of the remaining officers who had been held at two other Camps is unknown to this Day a we would like to discover the truth and for them to admit what they have done and apologize a said a demonstrator Krystyna Krystkowiak whose father was interned at Staszkow. Relatives and descendants of the murdered officers have formed an organization called the Katyn family which has about 1,000 members in Warsaw alone. A we feel moral satisfaction that at least we can talk about it openly now said Maria Osieja whose father was among those killed at Katyn. A but it is a pity that my Mother did not live to witness

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