A Marine private first-class returns from Afghanistan to his hometown in time for a welcoming party for him during homecoming week; however, when he arrives, he staggers in, mortally wounded, then collapses and dies; Gibbs and company investigate; Ducky says that death resulted from stab wounds. Ziva spots a piece of evidence, but it becomes hard to obtain it; Tony and Ziva find that the victim had started with a disadvantaged childhood, became adopted into a military family, then enlisted in the Marine Corps and established an impeccable record. Abby finds some interesting electronic evidence, then Tony and McGee find something while hiking, and McGee makes some new friends. Abby makes important discoveries; the gang learn about multiple identities, a forged letter, stolen funds, and a hidden relationship, and they rescue from death a man who then dies. Eventually they put the pieces together, and they get help for someone who needs help. Written by
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Jimmy's rule number one: Pipettes can never be too clean. See more
Where Abby shows Gibbs the laptop computer of the victim, the fictional home page on the screen says "Welcome to the State of Virginia". However, the official name of the state in question is not the "state" of Virginia but rather the Commonwealth of Virginia. See more
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo
[as their searching for evidence from a street sweeper
Wait. Aren't you going to help?
That's so sweet of you to ask. But my job is to process the evidence - not find it. I would never want to take that away from you.
References The Omega Man