Skinner goes AWOL when his past comes back to haunt him. As Mulder and Scully try to track him down, their growing mistrust of him reaches its apex.
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The soldiers in the chopper address the sergeant as "Sir". This establishes the men as being Marines, since soldiers in the U.S. Army do not address a sergeant this way. See more
As Skinner prepares to leave Davey James's house, Scully helps to pull his shirt down over the abdominal wound she has dressed, and the holster on his left hip (near the wound) is clearly empty. In the subsequent shot, as he is about to stand and walk out, the holster is now occupied by his pistol, a Glock 17 (curiously in a polymer retention holster located for cross-draw). See more
Is the Eagle bald?
References Universal Soldier