"Sir," said the chaplain, "some of the men are very upset since you
raised the number of missions to sixty. They've asked me to speak to you
The colonel was silent. The chaplain's face reddened to the roots of his
sandy hair as he waited. The colonel kept him squirming a long time
with a fixed, uninterested look devoid of emotion.
"Tell them there's a war going on," he advised finally in a flat voice. (19.72-74)