Harm defends a Viet Nam veteran in civilian court, after he kills a person on the street. His client claims the victim was in charge of the prison camp in Viet Nam, he also claims to have met Rabb's father while a prisoner in Viet Nam.
Lt Rivers and his team rescue a diplomat under heavy fire, as a result Rivers is in line for the Medal of Honor. But the members of his team will not collaborate, saying he broke the Seal code, of not leaving a man behind. JAG investigates.
Harm and Mac try to help a marine who drives his tank over his commands tent during an exercise. He claims he was distracted because his ex-wife has sole custody of their son, and feared for his son's safety due to his ex's unproven drug habit
A yacht is fired on by the Navy, they suspect the owners are carrying drugs. The ship is sunk, the passengers have diplomatic immunity and can't be prosecuted, but they want to sue the navy for sinking the boat. JAG determines that the yacht was sunk by a limpet mine. Bud meets Harriet's parents.
Mac's ex boyfriend tries to reconcile with her, before they can meet, he's killed in an apparent robbery. Where her apartment is trashed, she soon realizes someone is stalking her. The Admiral introduces his daughter to his staff.
Just as Harm and Mac are about to prosecute an officer on trial for selling nerve gas, Harm is taken hostage by Clark Palmer. Who plans on taking Harm's place in the court room, to eliminate the officer. Bud proposes to Harriett.
Bud and Harriett are getting married. But first Harm has to find his dress uniform, which has been given to the wrong customer by the dry cleaner. A night on the town, in which Harm, the Admiral, and Bud all end up in jail. And Bud's father causes some friction.