From "McHale's Navy: Pumpkin Takes Over (#3.22)"
[telling her husband how proud and brave he is
] Oh, you crazy daring fool. How often I have read, and re-read, your letters. Oh, those awful raids and the hand-to-hand combat.
Lt. Elroy Carpenter
You have every right to be proud ma'am. The Captain is always the first one at the dock when the men come back.