May 1945. Title card reads: "Point System Frees First GI Joe." American GIs depart a bus at Fort McPherson in Georgia. They check their points with a commanding officer as a part of the official discharge process from the Army at the end of World War II. Soldiers return their uniforms and receive their first checks as a result of the GI bill. 

May 1945. Title card reads: "They're Off!" At the race tracks, workers prepare for another season after the wartime blackout. Horses are brought out for their first races in Naragansett, Rhode Island since the war. LS horses being led to the track. CU horse being led by rein. More than 30,000 people turn out for the event. Various shots of the massive crowd at the tracks. LS of the race. One of the jockeys falls from his horse.