Act 1* Richie and Martin discuss Martin's attempted suicide. * The men talk about life and joke about Richie's supposed homosexuality. * Carlyle enters, drunk, and calls Roger a "Tom." * Carlyle questions all three men about the Army, life, and their living arrangements. * Carlyle claims that Vietnam is not his (and Roger's) war. * Billy tells Richie to be "gay" on his own time and that Billy wants nothing to do with it. * Rooney and Cokes tell the men about the war and explains "Beautiful Streamer." * Billy tells his story about Frankie. * Carlyle explains his fears about the Army. * Carlyle passes out on the bunk room floor.
Act 2, Scene 1* Roger and Billy discuss Billy's childhood and how they met. * Carlyle comes into the bunk room looking for Roger, only to find Richie and begin questioning him about his homosexuality. * Carlyle and Richie discuss the Army and their duties. * Carlyle accuses Richie of...
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