Cmdr. Rabb and Lt. Austin investigate the possible hazing and attempted murder of a Marine PFC during a landing exercise. When drugs are found near where the Marine is found, the investigation takes a strange twist. Rabb and Austin put their lives on the line as they confront a major drug gang to solve their case, but soon receive help from an unlikely source. The injured Marine’s comrades, forced to bend the constitutional rule of Posse Comitatus, come to their rescue.