When Kelly learns that one of his men is struggling to get by that his wife is shoplifting. He decides to go to Washington and to try and get Congress to increase his men's wages. He meets an old friend who works for the Senator who is in charge of that. But he has to contend with a defense contractor who wants them to buy his new device. Problem is they do, there won't be enough left for the wage increase. At the same time, the man whom Kelly is doing this for, gets in trouble when Doc Brandon thinks he is abusing his wife. And his wife turns to Ice for help.