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Nov. 28, 2022

CRDAMC to offer Contraceptive Services Walk-In Clinic

The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center offered a pilot Contraceptive Walk-In Clinic at its Family Medicine Residency Clinic, on the first floor of the hospital, Nov. 17. The pilot clinic is part of the Defense Health Agency’s efforts to ensure that female service members and beneficiaries have access to reproductive health care. The pilot clinic will help CRDAMC assess beneficiary interests, provider, nursing and physician assistant support needed to open a permanent clinic in January 2023.

Nov. 1, 2022

Praying for our Healthcare Workers and the community through difficult times

FORT HOOD, Texas— With this year’s theme dubbed, “Relevant and Responsive in Times of Crisis,” and in observance of Pastoral Care Week, the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center hosted its annual prayer breakfast to promote spiritual resiliency for its Soldier/civilian workforce and their families, Oct. 26.

Oct. 20, 2022

Time to get your flu vaccine

The flu is unpredictable, and the flu season is typically October through May every year, so Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center prepares for the season all year long and is encouraging the community to not take this season lightly and to get the flu vaccine.

Oct. 20, 2022

Giving blood became a lifetime passion to help people

With his 2-year-old son, Jacob, in the hospital and needing blood because of a rattle snake bite, Robert Boswell’s blood was iron deficient, and he couldn’t donate. A technician in the Texas National Guard at the time, he had finished a stint in the Navy in the 1960s, served in Vietnam, and moved his family to Texas. “Back then rattlesnakes were everywhere,” Boswell said. When the insurance company sent him the bill, they paid for everything accept the blood the toddler had received.

Oct. 20, 2022

Blood donors recognized for commitment to help others

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and the Robertson Blood Center hosted the annual Blood Donor Recognition Ceremony at the Lone Star Conference Center on Fort Hood, Oct. 14.

Oct. 6, 2022

Newest physician assistants graduate CRDAMC Interservice Physician Assistant Program

First Lieutenants Aunjaneice Thomas and Kassandra Beltz, Texas Army National Guard, and Krishna Shrestha are the Army’s latest physician assistants to graduate from the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Interservice Physician Assistant Program during a ceremony held here, Sept. 30.

Sept. 28, 2022

CRDAMC Physician receives Purple Heart Honor

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center physician, Lt. Col. Daniel Brillhart, received the Purple Heart Medal during a ceremony at the hospital, Sept. 7.

Sept. 27, 2022

Fort Hood Soldiers Monitor Mosquito Population

Mosquitoes thrive best when it is consistently above 70 degrees. Because of this, Texas has one of the longest mosquito seasons in the country. First Lieutenant John Hackler and Pfc. Jamie Evans, both assigned to Alpha Company, Troop Battalion, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, catch mosquitoes, ticks, bed bugs, roaches, along with other flying insects and creepy crawlers. Hackler is the medical entomology program manager and Evans is a preventative medicine specialist at CRDAMC.

Sept. 27, 2022

CRDAMC best medics move on to MRC-West Competition

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center named Staff Sgt. Phillip M. Hubbard, radiology specialist, the 2023 winner of the CRDAMC Best Medic Competition, and Cpt. Matthew J. Perdue, physician assistant, as the runner-up in a ceremony at the hospital, Sept. 9.

June 15, 2022

Emergency Medicine training for the combat medic to the physician

Graduating Tri-Service (Army, Navy and Air Force) emergency and family medicine residents, nurses, combat medics, surgeons and an array of other medical personnel, enduring one of the most hottest months in central Texas this year, completed a week long Joint Emergency Medical Exercise (JEMX) June 10.

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