Claudia Joy is haunted by the memory of Amanda. Pamela and Chase try to set a good example for their kids. Roxy contemplates adding another business, a truck stop, to her already busy life. Roland second guesses his abilities as a psychiatrist.
Emotions are still raw within the tribe causing each of them to make some drastic decisions about their future.
The tribe leans on each other as they cope with the loss of a loved one.
Claudia Joy's first day working as a law associate isn't what she expected when Grant Chandler (guest-star Harry Hamlin) gets angry at her during a deposition. Roxy is worried that Pamela may be pulling away from their friendship. Joan and Roland are concerned about where Sara Elizabeth will go to preschool. Denise, Claudia Joy, Pamela and Roxy plan a wedding shower for Jeremy's fiancée.
Pamela makes a decision about her future. At Claudia Joy's law school graduation, Professor Chandler (guest-star Harry Hamlin) offers her a part time job working as an associate for his firm. An overworked Joan has trouble adjusting to her new job while Roland tries to figure out how he fits into her new schedule.
Denise has her hands full with her newborn baby, while getting ready to meet her future daughter-in-law. Claudia Joy prepares to send Emmalin off to college. Roxy is having problems with her preteen son, TJ. Pamela has to decide whether she's going to stay with Chase or take the job with Atlanta PD, however something Boone says complicates her decision. Joan and Roland discuss the next step in their relationship.
The drama continues centering on the lives of a group of military spouses living on a U.S. Army base.
As Emmalin prepares to graduate from high school, Claudia Joy receives potentially devastating news. Pamela gets an unexpected call from Gina which leads her to question her future. Joan gets good news about her health. During an intense phone call with Jeremy, Denise goes into labor.
Pamela and her partner Clayton Boone stumble upon a local murder in Charleston. Soon after, Atlanta PD Detective Gina Maddox (Guest Star Gabrielle Union) comes to town to clear the prime suspects name and take her home to testify as a key witness for a case she has been working. But when Pamela is assigned to accompany Gina around Charleston, together they discover that things are not what they seem.
Dr. Jill Biden visits Fort Marshall to kick off the post’s annual “Fun Run,” a road race and obstacle course for the local community and post families, in support of a summer camp for children of military families. While on post, Dr. Biden also visits with military spouses to discuss some of the challenges their families face on a daily basis while their loved ones are deployed. Denise’s sisters, Beth and Suzanne, come for a visit and Denise finds herself in the middle of their constant bickering. Trevor’s unit finds itself in a dangerous situation. Chase works through his issues in therapy with the help of Roland.
Emmalin gets permission to return to the ice and meets a new friend who helps her make a highlight video to college coaches. Joan gets clearance from her doctor’s to spend her first full day alone with Sarah Elizabeth. Pamela finds herself participating in a speed dating event at the Hump Bar. In the homestretch of her pregnancy, Denise is uncomfortable and unable to sleep due to the stress of Frank and Jeremy being overseas.
The tribe adjusts to a “new normal” around Fort Marshall with most of the soldiers deployed. When Roxy sees a female solider, get handcuffed and taken away from her daughter she asks Claudia Joy to look into the situation, as the head of the FRG. Claudia Joy learns that Amber went AWOL and missed her deployment but that Grant Chandler (Guest star Harry Hamlin) has taken the case hoping to take the Army to trial. In Afghanistan, Jeremy is smitten by a nurse after they both attend a group therapy session.
With deployment around the corner, the families are all struggling in their own ways. Denise and Frank find out the sex of the baby. Joan has a particularly hard time dealing with her recovering and inability to deploy with her unit. Pamela explores the idea of dating again.
Pamela has doubts about Chase’s new female neighbor. When Emmalin gets disappointing news about the recovery of her knee, Michael steps in to help. TJ is having a tough time at home, so Trevor appoints him man of the house but the gesture backfires on the family. Unexpected orders come down from the Pentagon that affects everyone at Fort Marshall.
Everyone on post is on high alert as Fort Marshall is on its 99th day without a fatality. Joan finally goes to the doctor and learns what is causing her symptoms. Denise is moved to dispatch duty at work and enlists Pamela’s help to locate a caller in trouble. Trevor proves his leadership skills and gains the trust of the new men under his command, including Jeremy.
Grant Chandler (guest-star Harry Hamlin), a public advocacy lawyer, tries a case against the Army that ends up pitting Claudia Joy and Michael against each other in a courtroom. Pamela starts a new job. Frank is working in D.C. so Jeremy steps up and helps Denise around the house. Joan is concerned about her health.