January 13, 1945
Your letter arrived here slightly after the holiday season and you may be sure that it was received with welcome.
But say, I was home for a White Christmas and would have dropped in to say hello had not you all been on your holiday vacations. It was a real Christmas day for this G. I.
A few of my former Bryant classmates and I are still in correspondence though the whereabouts of most of them are unknown to me. S/Sgt. George Scothan, Lt. Howard Karker (Fourth marine Division), M/Sgt William Quattrucci, Dorothy Tweedale and I still maintain contact. Two months ago on this field I was greeted in a chow line by Leonard Levine, also a member of the class of ’42; he was a sight for sore eyes.
I’ve completed one short course in basic radar and should finish the advance on within the next few months; then I feel sure that for a short time Bryant will observe another “return of the native.”
We appreciate your efforts in our behalf and may your energies continue to bring further gratifying results.
Roger B. Gaioni