Serbian ultra-radical extremists have executed three NATO observers near Kosovo. A SEAL team went in to rescue; however, the officer in charge delayed the jump and missed the deadline by 37 minutes. The OiC now faces charges of disobeying a lawful order and involuntary manslaughter by culpable negligence. Mic prosecutes, Mac and Bud defend, and Harm takes charge of the JAG headquarters while the admiral takes some annual leave, during which time he unexpectedly becomes a technical adviser (later an unhappy one) to the making of a movie. The defendant objects to Bud's representing him, but he changes his mind after Bud finds a strong argument in his favor. Bud and Harriet make a pair of significant announcements. Written by
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When Bud and Harriett tell the Admiral they're naming their son after him. The Admiral reveals that A.J. stands for Albert Jethro. See more
One member of the court (the "jury") is a Marine captain, two pay grades below the defendant (a Navy commander), whereas the rules require that every member of the court must hold at least the same rank (or rate, if an enlisted person) as the defendant. See more