The DISTANT SOUND of more HELICOPTERS becomes faintly audible
to the normal human ear, and a moment later one appears over
EXT. MOTOR POOL AND RAILROAD DEPOT – 325TH EVACUATION
HOSPITAL – YONG-DONG-PA – DAY
Two officers come from opposite directions toward a Jeep,
each carrying a Valpac and trailing a barracks bag. Though
they still wear such later-to-be-discarded refinements as
captain's bars on their caps and overcoats, they are far
from West Point standards in dress and manner. DUKE, 29, is
still solidly built like the fullback he once was. HAWKEYE,
28, a former end, is taller and rangier, wears glasses. Their
accents, Georgia and Maine respectively, are in sharp
contrast. A MOTOR POOL SARGEANT who has driven the Jeep up
MOTOR POOL DRIVER
You the guys going to the 4077th?
I'm one of 'em.
(state of Maine
Ayuh. I'm the other then.
As they stow their gear in the back of the Jeep.
MOTOR POOL SARGEANT
Lots of luck.
My name's Hawkeye Pierce.