* How the whole barracks - including JerkAss Sefton - go out of their way to treat [[TheWoobie Joey]] right.
** When the commandant is gloating over the deaths of Manfredi and Johnson, Animal uses Joey's ocarina to splash mud on Scherbach's shiny boots. Joey - already suffering from shell-shock - doesn't take it well. But later on, the guys had a new ocarina created for him for Christmas, and Joey's frozen face breaks into a smile.
* When Duke admits that they were wrong about Sefton, Sefton just tells him to forget it and strikes a match off Duke's stubble -- something that usually makes him extremely angry, but Duke just smiles in a mix of penance and admiration.
** Duke's final lines are expressing happiness that Sefton pulled it off.
* Sefton saluting the barracks men with a grin before he leaves.