Someone is trying to kill Kelly and Hammer. Both are shot at, apparently in reprisal for the events of the "Raid on Osirak" episode. Burner and Spoon compete for a prized spot on the "Panthers" while Ice seems to be getting passed over because she is a woman. Burner is the favorite to get the spot but he develops a medical condition which may ground him so Spoon may get the spot by default. The pilots perform in an final exhibition before receiving their duty assignments.moreless
Jack Hightower is talking to Kelly when his car is blown up in Cairo. Kelly reevaluates and decides he wants to be in a combat unit. Another class of nuggets is graduating. Hammer, Major Lewis is applying for a staff position with the 18th M.E.U., with Kelly's encouragement. Kelly talks with Col. Doug Drayton and he asks to be "the ace" of the 18th M.E.U. Spoon and Ice, on the same carrier, the "Connie", get orders to return to Pensacola. On the way back they meet Burner, who was based in Turkey.moreless
The Sea Dragons are sent in civilian clothing to investigate who hacked into a military computer. The "company town" they are sent to employs computer programmers and is developing software for the government. A.J. and Annalisa kiss, albeit while undercover.
During a rescue mission one of the POWs is killed and with his dying words he accuses Linstrom. She is placed on trial. Bobby dates a woman he met on the beach and spends the night with her. By the end of the episode AJ and Annalisa are necking.
Burner meets and falls for a woman with a secret. Kelly and Hammer try to get recognition for a suicidal man who threw himself on a grenade while serving as a marine but lived while the people he tried to save died. Kelly asks Kate on a date(?) to the retirement party of a General. The Nuggets are evaluated as they go on a "obstacle course" (or sortie) ending with a bombing run.moreless