Received your letter of April 4th two days ago and it
only took ten days to get here. Maybe the mail situation is improving.
There isn't much I can write about the missions I go on and all I can
say is that I did go on one. Yesterday I completed my twentieth mission
which gives now me a total of 167:40 hours. This is the third time I have
flown this month and I hope to fly two more times. Every mission I
complete brings me that much closer to going home which is my ultimate
We have a pretty nice mess hall now and have Filipinos waiting on us. I
eat enough and you can always be sure that I'm not starving. I get out in
the sun during the day and have a pretty nice sun tan.
The weather has been perfect here with the exception of one day of
rain. It rained fir about an hour combined with a pretty strong wind so it
was fairly uncomfortable.
Aside from that one day I have no complaints. I've even become used to
the fact that I'm in the Philippines. It took me a while to realize that
I'm so far from home.
I've been receiving mail from Ben and Jerry pretty regularly now and am
answering them promptly. I'm waiting to get a new address from Ben so I
can answer three of his letters to me.
I have a few more letters to write this morning so I'll say s'long.
My regards to all