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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: June 24, 2013 9:11:17 AM CDT

CRDAMC to host Assumption of Command ceremony

FORT HOOD, Texas – Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center will hold an Assumption of Command ceremony Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the main hospital entrance in front of the flag pole, for Col. Patricia Darnauer, the incoming CRDAMC commander.

Col. Darnauer will assume command from Col. Roger Gallup, who has been the interim CRDAMC commander since Col. (P) Patrick Sargent relinquished command in April of this year.

Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, commanding general of Southern Regional Medical Command, will be the reviewing officer for the ceremony.

In the case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at Abrams Gymnasium on 62nd Street and Support Ave. (Bldg. 23001).

Media interested in attending the ceremony should contact CRDAMC Public Affairs at 254-553-1870, 254-288-8005 or 254-338-6087 no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday for meeting time and location.

For more information contact:
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Office
(254) 553-1870
Capt. Erin Cooksley
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]