VP. 22 N.A.S.
Sept 26, 1941
Yours of 24 received and contents duly noted.
Its [sic] I who am getting a little in arrears with correspondence but I can't adhere to a regular schedule, due to the nature of my duties, which you will understand I am sure. Not that I'm too busy but just that sometimes I'm just not in the mood for writing anything - and that can excuse a lot and cover a lot.
Just missed being transferred back to the States today. However there is more to the story than just that. The other morning there was on the bulletin board notice of coming transfers to Kodiak - thats an air base in Alaska - and to Patrol squadrons 83 and 84 at Norfolk. Also there was quite