FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood officials will rename the old Carl R. Darnall Hospital, Building 36,000, at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 to the Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker Center in honor of a former III Corps and U.S. Army Forces Command commander who retired in the Central Texas area and spent his retired life helping the community.

The center will house many of Fort Hood’s helping agencies including Child Youth Services; Army Community Services; Defense Finance & Accounting Service finance office; Dental Health Activity; 418th Contracting Brigade; Red Cross; Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Programs; Fort Hood’s Medical Home and Sleep Center; Medical Logistics (Warehouse); STRONGSTAR; Integrated Disability Evaluation System; Human Resources Administrative Services Division; American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE); VA – Vocational Rehab & Employment Center; Army Research Institute; and Office of Personnel Management.

Future occupants include the Army Substance Abuse Program Office and Survivor Outreach Services.

Media who wish to cover this event should register here. On Jan. 22, media should meet public affairs representatives at 9:30 a.m. in the south-side parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitors’ Center for escort to the event.