NCIS to Tackle Military PTSD in Two-Episode Arc

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NCIS has always been a military show with its finger on the pulse of the issues of today. As such, the CBS hit is planning to tackle the ongoing issue of PTSD in a two-episode arc this fall. According to Zap2It:

"In a two-episode arc, we will meet the Westcotts, a family of marines who try to console their son when one of his fellow soldiers - his best friend - is taken from him by an unknown threat."

"The arc will explore the PTSD many soldiers experience when returning from combat."

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It's unclear when this storyline will air, but November sweeps feels like a good bet. Last year, the show aired a terrific two-part arc ("Engaged") that sent Gibbs & Co. into Afghanistan.

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