These contestants wearing tiaras, sashes, and gowns are proof that the National Security Agency cared about beauty as well as intelligence in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Aside from this vintage photo, little information is available to disclose what the annual Miss NSA competition was like in comparison to modern-day pageants. Although, the contestants seem to represent numbers rather than states unlike Miss USA.
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