DHA Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono media availability

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – Change is on the horizon for Fort Hood-area military health care facilities, and Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center is leading the charge. On Oct. 1, as part of the Military Health System’s transformation, the Defense Health Agency will assume control of Darnall AMC. This transformation ensures patients have a more consistent and transparent care experience.

DHA Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono is visiting Fort Hood on Monday, May 13 and is available to speak to the media from 12-1 p.m. about the change and what it mean for service members, their families, hospital staff, and civilian employees. As DHA Director, Vice Admiral Bono has witnessed first-hand the successes and challenges of transitioning military hospitals to the DHA. She can provide a unique perspective as Darnall AMC prepares to transition to DHA.


Media representatives interested in covering this event should register here.  Or, RSVP with CRDAMC Public Affairs by calling (254) 288-8005 or send an email usarmy.hood.medcom-crdamc.mbx.pao@mail.mil by 2 p.m. 10 May.