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Officials brief civic leaders as North Fort Hood preps for medical monitoring mission

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GATESVILLE, Texas – Fort Hood officials met with civic leaders here Nov. 12 to provide an update about the monitoring area being established at North Fort Hood to house troops returning from West Africa.

The contingent, which included Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Matt Elledge, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Commander Col. Patricia Darnauer and Maj. Rich Dempsey, a III Corps plans officer assigned to the project, outlined the process Soldiers returning from West Africa will experience when sent to Fort Hood for monitoring, as well as the safety protocols involved to ensure there is no danger to Soldiers, Families or members of the surrounding communities. They also fielded questions from the community.  Read More


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