Co. A, 19th Eng. Bn.
Ft. McClellan, Ala.
July 9, 1942
Thank you for your very thoughtful and appreciative gift.
It seems like only yesterday that I left Bryant. I wish I could drop in and say hello to the faculty, especially Messrs. Vinal, Handy, Gulski, Shors, Richard, and Lambert.
Once again thank you for your thoughtfulness.
Stephen Lada [Transcription ends]