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, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.