||Nancy hates her small town life. When her boyfriend Brad is called up to the Marines and sent to Hawaii, she writes and says she'll marry him now. When Nancy arrives, she postpones the wedding and Brad finally says he's leaving for Korea soon. They break up. She dates Lou, a Naval officer, but when he learns what she did to Brad, he dumps her. To stay in Hawaii, Nancy gets a job as a nurse's aide in the Naval Hospital. She learns "happiness isn't just a lot of noise and laughter." Brad shows up, wounded. He's going back to their small town and Nancy will go with him, as his wife.