Sarj sent in another photo that was taken during the Bob Hope USO Christmas show. This one shows Vice Admiral Melson sitting under the cue card stand. Note that the cue is for Miss America, Amedee Chabot.
Here's a trivia question courtesy of your faithful TDC blogster: What ever happened to Ms. Amedee Chabot, Miss USA 1963? Well, if you ever want to buy a classy pad in the Merced area, click here.