After five months in Afghanistan, Kensi returns to work in Los Angeles on NCIS: Los Angeles Season 5 Episode 20.
Instead of returning to the field, Kensi is sent to Ops to work with Eric, while Nell partners with Deeks. Neither woman is happy with this arrangement, but Hetty's adamant that it's for the best.
NCIS looks into a former marine who is being targeted by Al Qaeda over money the terrorists believe was embezzled in Iraq. The investigation is complicated when one of their leads is killed.