Force Recon – 33

JAG officers Mac (M) and Bud (B) were assigned to investigate two injuries during marine Force Recon training. Lt Col HR Malcom requested the investigation. Sgt Maj Sauer was shown “whipping Harm into marine shape” so he could go undercover to the Force Recon training without telling M. He posed as Gunny Post in order to investigate internally the training methods of legendary Capt “John Wayne” Koonan, who routinely went beyond established battle plans and made each assignment “harder” than it needed to be in order to make his men “tough.”
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The Game of Go – 23

A failed operation of Webb’s (W) to capture a drug lord, Carlos Estruga, got a marine, Sgt Jesus Silva, killed as they seemed to walk into a trap. Webb demanded the court marshal of a marine who failed to fire his weapon, Corporal Cordoba. Estruga called ambassador Witherspoon and was shown placing pieces on a game board while claiming that Silva was alive and “willing to speak on videotape about the failed attempt to kidnap me.” Witherspoon’s secretary, Marisol, was shown suspiciously listening in to all his telephone conversations. JAG officers Harm (H), Mac (M) and Bud (B) were sent to investigate.
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Secrets – 28

[A very complicated plot, but gives background for Webb and the CIA connections which will be used in upcomming episodes]

Mac (M) was in her new office at JAG and shown helping Bud (B) study for a law exam. Corporal Jason Magida, who had been in the brig for eight of his twenty year sentence for espionage, poisoned the water supply to overwhelm the brig’s infirmary and escaped during the confusion. He made a beeline for the man who had put him there, Admiral Chegwidden (c), and took him hostage – “to clear his name.” Chegwidden, who had wanted to see Harm (H) on the Russell file, told him he wanted the “Clawson file” (which was a code for someone who had taken their CO hostage). Harm picked up on the reference and, with B’s help, and cleared the building.
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