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It's Christmas, and Harm has to watch over a petty officer charged with larceny when there's nowhere else to take her.
Mikey Roberts is informed by Commander Lindsey that he's been nominated for an appointment to Annapolis.
Webb gives Harm an unexpected Christmas present.
Mac's "little sister" unexpectedly shows up at JAG headquarters, declaring that she's run away from her abusive stepfather. While she investigates whether Chloe has been abused, Mac has her hands full keeping her from turning the office upside down, then learns that her real father is still alive serving on a ship in the Navy. Despite the cost, Mac convinces the Admiral to allow the two to talk to each other via satellite video-conferencing.
Meanwhile, Harm spends the evening interrogating a beautiful Navy doctor arrested for DWI after she lost control of her vehicle on icy roads and ran over a Nativity scene. Harm agrees to defend her when he learns that just before the accident and before she took the breathalyzer test, she had drank some liquid cold medicine (which contains 25% alcohol)
Adm. Chegwidden's attempts to fly to Italy to spend Christmas with his daughter, however, with the Washington, DC area mired in snow, most of the flights out have been cancelled. True to form, Bud comes through by finding the Admiral a seat on a military transport plane which was bound for Italy at the last minute.
Harm and Mac are found by Gypsies after being shot down. They continue heading for the gulag where Harm's father escaped from, while evading searches by to ex-KGB agents.
The Russians report that Harm and Mac were killed in a plane crash. Admiral Chegwidden doesn't believe it, and travels to Russia to search for them.
A murdered female lieutenant turns out to be Lt. Schonke, a friend (with whom he attended Academy together) of Harm's but neither Cdr. Krennick nor Agent Turque, an abrasive civilian investigator, buys Harm's claim that his relationship was strictly platonic. After the primary suspect of the murder is also found dead - a more than dubious suicide - Harm finds himself being the number one suspect for both murders ... Locations: US Naval Base Norfolk, Va.; Washington D.C.moreless
Annie Pendry, a widow, comes to Harm for help after her young son, Josh, witnessed a murder while on a class trip to Andrews Air Force Base. After Harm and Josh are the targets of a drive-by shooting, Harm moves Josh and Annie into his apartment -- and into his life. Harm discovers that the original crime and the drive-by shooting are tied to a ruthless international arms dealer, but not before Josh is kidnapped by the dealer in order to silence him as a witness.moreless
While Harm and Sturgis deal with a Vietnamese smuggling operation, JAG HQ must deal with Commander Lindsey conducting an audit of JAG operations.
Harm looks into the crash of a F-14 Tomcat.