In anticipation of a deployment to Iraq, a hospital corpsman third-class stows his personal gear, including a pickup truck, in a self-store room; after 10 months he dies in action, saving the lives of two Marines at the cost of his own life; his CO recommends him for a posthumous Silver Star; a hometown friend, acting on his written directions, opens his rented storeroom; however, the skeletal remains of a young woman appear in the bed of the truck; Gibbs and company investigate. Ducky says that the remains are those of a girl from the sailor's hometown who disappeared about two years previously. Abby provides much evidence, and, despite local resistance, the team identify the killer. Written by
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In "Hometown Hero" the video seen at the end of DiNozzos' car being crashed into the back of a semi truck, is actual footage from a police chase that took place in Buckeye County, AZ. See more
As Abby shows up to pick up Kate for their weekend, profile shot shows Gibbs has a phone receiver to his ear. Then they switch to a front shot of his face, and he's not holding a receiver. See more
Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
[after seeing Tony's Vette destroyed on TV
Fiberglass, it's not good for boats either. Have a good weekend.
References They Came to Cordura
Written by Dominic Kelly
Performed by Dominic Kelly
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