June 16, 1942
This is to show my appreciation for your thoughtful package I received a few days ago. It is very hard for a fellow to show his appreciation in writing, so you will have to excuse my blundering around.
You will probably notice that my address has changed temporarily, but what it will be in the near future is beyond me and anybody else. At present we are on maneuvers at this camp in Northern New York and training hard every day.
This is all for now and good luck to you all.
John Gudavich [Transcription ends]