Another Army wife, Pamela Moran (Brigid Brannagh), is pregnant with twins; she is secretly acting as a surrogate to get her family out of debt.
Pamela's husband Chase (Jeremy Davidson) is a non-commissioned officer assigned to the highly secretive and frequently deployed special operations unit Delta Force. Brown) is trying to reconnect with his wife, Lieutenant Colonel Joan Burton (Wendy Davis), who has just returned from Afghanistan.
Along with their spouses and other characters they face issues such as deployments, abuse, hostage situations, adultery, post-traumatic stress disorder, death and loss of friends and loved ones in combat, homophobia in the military, financial problems, and alcohol and prescription drug addiction.
Some scenes have been shot in and around the City of Charleston.Denise Sherwood (Catherine Bell), a long-time friend of Claudia Joy, is dealing with her son Jeremy's anger issues, and her strict husband, Major Frank Sherwood (Terry Serpico), is about to be deployed.The unlikely group bonds when Pamela unexpectedly goes into labor at Claudia Joy's wives' tea party, and subsequently gives birth on the pool table in the bar where Roxy works.The show had the largest series premiere in Lifetime's 23-year history, and the largest viewership in the pm to pm time slot since December 2007 for Lifetime.It received favorable reviews and several award nominations, and won five ASCAP Awards and one Gracie Allen Award.In August 2007, Dee Johnson took over Army Wives for Melvoin, becoming the third showrunner. Mitchell, the episode sees Moran teaming up with detective Gina Holt (Gabrielle Union) on a murder related to a case Holt has been working on for the past three years in Atlanta.