Mac receives a visit from his domineering father, and Polly makes the decision to run for Mayor of the city.
Mac's father moves in with Hollowachuk after having a falling out with each other and becomes a father figure for the lieutenant.
Polly's political career comes to a quick halt after some revealing photos of her appear in the newspaper.
Elizabeth pushes Mac to hire her to cater the upcoming reception for Gen. Louis H. Wilson's visit.
Mac decides to take leave to support Polly for her campaign to be elected mayor of Farlow.
Gunny becomes part of a harem when she is working undercover to lend protection to the visiting Emir of Katodd who has been threatened to be assassinated.
Elizabeth becomes afraid to drive her new convertible after one of her friends is in an accident.
Holowachuk starts up a rent strike in an apartment building which is owned by General Craig.
Polly is enlisted as a host to a 1940's themed party for the USO Ball at Camp Hollister.
Mac is not too happy when he discovers that the general has signed up to the same classes as he has in a night school.
Polly signs up Mac for piano lessons, and he feels out of his element when the other students are kids, and nearly misses his first recital when he goes out on maneuvers.
A torrential downpour and flooding has Gunny, Hollowachuk, Major and the General remembering why they became marines when they are sent in to help keep the town safe.
Mac may be leaving the marines after he fails to be promoted to colonel once again.
Although the US and the Russian's have been at peace for some time now, mac and a visiting Russian major can't put their past ideals behind them, causing each to mistrust one another.
Gunny feels insecure after her home is robbed, and the guys try to make her feel safe once again.
Mac wants to help out a male friend of Robin's after its discovered that he is being beaten by his marine father.
General Craig has been promoted to the White House, and the staff are left to contend with a new, tough-as-nails replacement.