Joan returns to the army base and surprises Roland with her new found attitude. Roland begins to remorse over his affair with the magazine reporter. Denise argues with Frank over her returning to nursing school. Frank wants Denise to be a stay at home wife, while Denise thinks otherwise. Eventually, Denise misses Major Weatherford's party much to Frank's dismay. While at Major Weatherford's party, Claudia Joy overhears Lenore Baker and her husband having a dispute about their marriage. When Lenore realizes that Claudia Joy has overheard her dispute with her husband, she begins to start rumors about Claudia Joy.