Retired Navy Captain (CAPT) A.C. Smith is applauded during the opening ceremony of the new Naval Hospital, San Diego. Attending are, from left to right: Vice Admiral J.A. Zimble, surgeon general, US Navy; Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) J.S. Cassells, commander, Naval Medical Command; Rear Admiral H.J.T. Sears, commander, Naval Medical Command, Southwest Region; Dr. W.E. Mayer, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs; Smith; and Rear Admiral (RADM) (upper half) B.F. Montoya, commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command