Army Wives Season 3 Episodes
Fields of Fire
Original Airdate: October 11, 2009
Michael and Claudia Joy prepare for Michael's promotion ceremony. Pamela reaches a breaking point in her marriage. Roland struggles with his increase in both workload and parenting duties since Joan's deployment. Roxy stresses about the family's financial future. Jeremy continues to struggle with grieving and must deal with the consequences of his actions at the Hump Bar.
Fire In the Hole
Original Airdate: October 4, 2009
Viola (guest-star Tonya Pinkins) surprises everyone with her singing ability when she fills in for the lead singer at the Hump Bar. Michael learns that General Ludwig (guest-star Michael Nouri), a 4-star general will be making a visit to Fort Marshall, leaving him anxious about the purpose of the visit. Denise’s competitive side comes out during the annual FRG golf tournament.
Shrapnel and Alibis
Original Airdate: September 27, 2009
Consumed with guilt over the bombing in Iraq, Jeremy returns home. Joan says an emotional goodbye to Roland and Sarah Elizabeth. Pamela and Chase struggle to get along after she catches him in a lie. Trevor’s hard work finally pays off as his first recruit is sworn in.
As Time Goes By
Original Airdate: September 20, 2009
When Roxy and Pamela meet two older army wives, Elise (guest-star Lois Smith) and Virginia (guest-star Barbara Barrier), in a nursing home, they get a glimpse into Fort Marshall during WWII. Elise and Virginia share their stories and relive their experiences through flashbacks. Roxy and Pamela discover the parallel challenges that army wives have dealt with throughout the years, while also seeing how society has evolved culturally.
Need to Know Basis
Original Airdate: September 13, 2009
Pamela finally gets the answers she's been seeking about Chase's whereabouts. Denise begins EMT training in an attempt to find a new career in the medical field. Jeremy is involved in an unexpected bombing in Iraq that has lasting impact. Roxy comes to a decision about having a baby with Trevor.
Duty to Inform
Original Airdate: August 30, 2009
Michael and Emmalin are puzzled when Claudia Joy informs them that she does not want her friends or anyone on post to find out about her medical condition. Trevor begins his work as an army recruiter and finds the job is more challenging than he initially thought. Two weeks after Chase was expected to return home, Pamela begins to wonder why he hasn’t gotten in touch with her. Demanding answers, Pamela camps out in front of the building where she believes Chase is being treated for injuries.
Original Airdate: August 23, 2009
Claudia Joy and Denise get into a car accident on their way to a spa weekend. Routine tests from the accident lead to a shocking diagnosis for Claudia Joy. Finn enjoys his first day at his new school, leaving TJ feeling left out so Trevor takes him on a fishing trip for some father-son bonding time. In Iraq, Jeremy is reminded of the importance of life when a fellow solider is harmed.
Original Airdate: August 16, 2009
Claudia Joy and Denise find themselves serving as companions for the widower of a former senator, Mrs. Jean Calhoun (guest-star Kelly Bishop), who is visiting post for a ground-breaking ceremony. Roland finds a way to comfort Joan about her upcoming deployment. Roxy tries to impress the principal at an exclusive private school where she hopes Finn is accepted. Country star Jack Ingram performs at the Hump Bar.
Original Airdate: August 9, 2009
Pamela’s excitement over Chase’s upcoming return home is cut short when she loses her wallet, forcing her to spend the day frantically retracing her steps. Roxy is surprised when Stella Raye (guest-star Shelby Lynne), a country music singer she adored growing up, comes to the bar looking for work. Joan struggles with her deployment as she comes to the realization that she will be missing many of her daughter’s milestones.
Original Airdate: August 2, 2009
Roxy learns that Finn has been struggling in class and has him tested for a learning disability. Claudia Joy accompanies Haneen (Aleene Khoury) back to the Middle East to reunite her with her family. Michael and Emmalin spend time alone together in hopes of repairing their relationship.
Post and Prejudice
Original Airdate: July 26, 2009
Joan and Evan compete against each other in Fort Marshall’s annual war games exercise. Haneen’s (Aleene Khoury) surgery is a success, but when it is determined that she will need further treatment back in Iraq, Claudia Joy and Denise to ask the FRG to sponsor her. Frank and Denise continue to work on their relationship. Pamela gives a young army wife advice on starting her own business.
Onward Christian Soldier Onward Christian Soldier
Original Airdate: July 19, 2009
Pamela questions the practices that her son's football coach uses to teach the boys sportsmanship. Denise and Frank seek relationship advice from a pastor. Joan and Evan (Michael O’Neill) are assigned as opponents for Ft. Marshall's annual war games exercise. Haneen (Aleene Khoury) moves into the Holden’s house while she prepares for surgery.
Family Readiness Family Readiness
Original Airdate: July 12, 2009
Joan and Roland prepare for Sarah Elizabeth’s christening with the help of Claudia Joy, Denise, Roxy and Pamela. Lucky, the dog, finds his way to Fort Marshall and to Roxy’s dismay, Trevor is put in charge of him. Terrance and Roland help a young Iraqi orphan, Hannen (Aleene Khoury), who suffered a severe hand injury.
Original Airdate: July 5, 2009
Roxy throws a grand reopening party at the Hump Bar, but all doesn’t go as planned. Pamela’s knowledge of football catches the attention of her son’s coach who offers her a position on the team. Joan decides that she wants Sarah Elizabeth to be christened before she deploys. Chase surprises his family by returning a few days early from his deployment, but has a hard time adjusting to life back on the post.
Original Airdate: June 28. 2009
With help from Claudia Joy, Michael tries to rebuild his strained relationship with Emmalin. Pamela and Chase move into a new house which makes Trevor insecure about being able to provide for his family. Terrence Price (Clifton Powell) asks Roland to take a full time job as his partner. Overseas, Jeremy (Richard Bryant) has a near-death encounter, but is saved by a stray dog in the desert named Lucky.
Original Airdate: June 21, 2009
As Claudia Joy searches for a place to live, Emmalin continues to act out. Trevor makes a bad judgment call during an important Army exercise that could have a negative impact on his career. Terrance (Clifton Powell), an outside therapist, confronts Roland about the kind of care soldiers receive on post. Pamela is determined to get a bigger home because her two children refuse to share a room.
Original Airdate: June 14, 2009
Denise learns that Frank has potentially been injured in a mission and desperately seeks information about his whereabouts. With Michael in Brussels, Claudia Joy attempts to keep her family together. Roland questions the possibilities of what his career could have been had he not chosen the Army life. Pamela starts teaching a class for new Army wives that offers advice on how to adjust to life on the post.
Best Laid Plans
Original Airdate: June 7, 2009
Roxy, Denise, Roland and Pamela offer their support to Claudia Joy and Michael, who are unable to leave for Brussels because of Emmalin’s disappearance. Roxy struggles to take control of the bar away from Collin (Ivan Sergei). Denise faces serious consequences as news of her affair spreads around the hospital. Overseas, Frank volunteers to lead a dangerous mission. Starring Kim Delaney, Sally Pressman, Brigid Brannagh, Brian McNamara, Sterling K. Brown, Wendy Davis, Drew Fuller, Terry Serpico, Katelyn Pippy and Catherine Bell. Guest-starring Jeremy Davidson, Kelly Hu, Ivan Sergei, Paul Wesley and David Call.