The Ralph H. Johnson VAMC held its front lobby grand opening ceremony Friday, January 11, 2019, on what would have been the 70th birthday of the hospital’s namesake, PFC Ralph H. Johnson. The medical center also completed a renovation and expansion project in the Emergency Department, adding nine new bays and an additional 6,650 square feet. The new section of the ED will open to patients at 7 a.m. on Jan. 14.