The Carl R. Darnall Healthcare System, located at Fort Hood, Texas, values evidence-based, patient and family-focused care to military personnel, beneficiaries and their families. Situated in Bell County just north of Austin, the Killeen/Temple area is home to more than 370,000 residents and serves as the gateway to the farmed Texas hill country. A great to place to live and work, the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area was ranked the best performing economy in the nation.
Bell County offers cosmopolitan amenities combined with down-to-earth country style. Residents enjoy convenient access to natural wonders, shopping, entertainment and history. The region offers exciting recreational activities and entertainment with Belton Lake, natural parks, golf courses, Vive Les Arts Center for the Performing Arts and more. The Mayborn Planetarium and Space Theater is among the largest facilities of its kind. Each year residents look forward to the Central Texas State Fair hosted by the Bell County Expo Center.