Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, USNR, (1906-1992)
Informal Images taken during the 1980s



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Photo #: NH 96926

Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USNR
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Receives congratulations from President Ronald Reagan, following her promotion from the rank of Captain to Commodore in ceremonies at the White House, 15 December 1983.
Photographed by Pete Souza.

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Photo #: NH 96927

Captain Grace M. Hopper, USNR
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Takes the oath of office from Secretary of the Navy John Lehman, during White House ceremonies promoting her from the rank of Captain to Commodore, 15 December 1983. President Ronald Reagan is looking on, at left.
Photographed by Pete Souza.

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Photo #: NH 96928

Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USNR
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Special Assistant to the Commander, Naval Data Automation Command.

Poses with a shovel, during groundbreaking ceremonies for the Grace M. Hopper Navy Regional Data Automation Center (NARDAC), at Naval Air Station, North Island, California, 27 September 1985.
The four persons present in the center are (from left to right):
Captain Charles T. Smith, Commanding Officer, NARDAC, San Diego;
Commodore Hopper;
Rear Admiral Paul Sutherland Jr., Commander, Naval Data Automation Command, and
Mr. J. Liermann, Technical Director, NARDAC, San Diego.
Photographed by PH2 Michael Flynn.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC

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Note:
The tall officer standing beside Commodore Hopper was identified in the original photo caption as Captain Robert L. Barton. However, he is actually Captain Charles T. Smith, who relieved Captain Barton as NARDAC, San Diego's Commanding Officer.

 
Photo #: NH 96929

Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USNR
,
Special Assistant to the Commander, Naval Data Automation Command.

Poses with officers of the Navy Regional Data Automation Center (NARDC), San Diego, during groundbreaking ceremonies for the Grace M. Hopper Navy Regional Data Automation Center at Naval Air Station, North Island, California, 27 September 1985.
Commodore Hopper is second from right, front row.
Rear Admiral Paul Sutherland Jr., Commander, Naval Data Automation Command, is at the left end of the front row.
Captain Charles T. Smith, Commanding Officer, NARDAC, San Diego, is in the center of the back row.
Photographed by PH2 Michael Flynn.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC

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Note:
The tall officer standing behind Commodore Hopper was identified in the original photo caption as Captain Robert L. Barton. However, he is actually Captain Charles T. Smith, who relieved Captain Barton as NARDAC, San Diego's Commanding Officer.

 
Photo #: NH 96931

Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USNR
,
Special Assistant to the Commander, Naval Data Automation Command.

Gives and autograph and a length of wire representing distance an electron moves in an nanosecond to Naval Regional Data Automation Center, San Diego, Programmer/Analyst Vici Gamboa, during groundbreaking ceremonies for the Grace M. Hopper Navy Regional Data Automation Center at Naval Air Station, North Island, California, 27 September 1985.
Photographed by PH2 Michael Flynn.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC

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Photo #: NH 96263

Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, USNR(Retired)


Receives an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in June 1987. University President William S. Gaither is presenting the degree.
Rear Admiral Hopper, a pioneer in electronic computer development and programming languages, joined the Naval Reserve in 1943. She retired in 1986.

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