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Water is fine at
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLA.

JULY 13TH

DEAR MISS BLANEY,

AS I WRITE THIS SHORT NOTE I AM SWEATING BULLETS FOR IT IS SO HOT DOWN HERE THAT THE THERMOMETERS HAVE GONE ON STRIKE.

I AM TO BE STATIONED HERE FOR FOUR MOS. WE WILL STUDY CODE AND TYPING PLUS SIGNALLING AND MANY ALLIED SUBJECTS.

FRANK MCCOY OF FALL RIVER IS HERE ALSO; HE STARTED BRYANT AT THE SAME TIME AS I. HOWEVERHIS FIRST CHOICE WAS THE ARMY AIR CORS BUT HE SOON CHANGED TO THIS BRANCH AS HIS FATHER IS A COMMANDER. HAVING GRADUATED FROM THE ACADEMY AND FRANK IS GOING TO ATEMPT TO FOLLOW IN HIS FOOT STEPS.

I RECEIVED MY COPY OF THE BRYANT ALUMNAE AND ENJOYED EVERY LINE ESPECIALLY THOSE WHERE A FEW OF MY FRIENDS WERE MENTIONED VERY HONORABLE.

THE USO IS VERY ACTIVE HERE HAVING FIVE OR SO DIFFERENT PALCES WERE [sic] A SERVICE MAN MAY SPEND HIS LEISURE.

SO THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR RECORDS STRAIGHT HERE IS MY NEW HOME:

EDWARD. J. HEALEY A.S.
SEC 2-R10-EN-BRKS 71
NAVAL AIR STATION SERVICE SCHOOLS
JAX., FLA. [Transcription ends]

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