While investigating a tank explosion, Eldridge is captured by terrorists. James and Sanborn shoot the men who captured him, but accidentally shoot Eldridge. Eldridge is put in a helicopter and flown to a hospital. Two days before the team ships back home, they encounter a suicide bomber who begs to be saved. James tries to remove the bomb, but it is padlocked to the man. James tells the man that he's sorry before he runs away and the bomb explodes. James returns home for a brief time and spends time with his wife and son. James returns to Iraq for another year diffusing bombs for Bravo Squad.