Babe is exasperated by his family telling him to request a furlough. Pressure, I assume, he doesn't need from his parents.
Babe observes that cookies attract cockroaches—the only animals they'd like to get rid of around Camp Wheeler.
Looking at the earliest correspondence I have from Babe's time in the service.
A very brief postcard thanks to his very brief stay at Camp Upton.
It's just a postcard. Very little to say. But Babe is enjoying himself so far!