Groundbreaking set for new Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Hood
FORT HOOD, Texas – Government, military and community leaders will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $11 million center that will provide care and services for Wounded Warriors at Fort Hood.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will join Lt Gen. Mark A. Milley, Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood along with representatives from the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund to ceremonially mark the spot that will become the home of the Fort Hood Intrepid Spirit Center of Excellence. The ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, 12 June at 2:00 p.m. at Fort Hood.
The Fort Hood Intrepid Spirit Center is the fifth of nine planned facilities across the country. When completed, the Intrepid Spirit Center will provide services to military members with complex medical conditions including Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Behavioral Health (BH), chronic pain and other related ailments.
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund leadership representatives will be available for interviews following the groundbreaking.
Media interested in covering this event should register here by 5p.m. June 11. Gate time for media is 1:15p.m. June 12 at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center.
For questions or more information, media may contact Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office at calling (254) 288-8005 or (254) 286-7954.
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