The boys is Afghanistan are traumatized by heavy losses in a valley they must leave anyway shortly after. Still the home-front organizes a warm welcome on the base, while worrying how wounded men and grieving families can be helped. Tim was awaited most eagerly by Holly, but it becomes clear his aloofness isn't just fatigue, he has nightmares instead of romantic appetite. Cruz is eager to meet his baby son and hopes to reconcile with Gloria. Mildly-wounded Patrick makes clear to Gloria he only put their relationship on hold, but is kept at arms-length and decides to concentrate on rangers school.