A decorated U.S. Army medic and single mother (Monaghan) returns home from an extended tour in Afghanistan to discover that the bond with her five-year-old son has been broken. As she struggles to reclaim her son's affection she must also reintegrate into life after deployment, but is haunted by her memories from Afghanistan. When her vehicle breaks down she meets a handsome mechanic (Manolo Cardona) who lends her his motorcycle and as they become involved, challenges her to open up further about her experiences. Her life begins to stabilize and the bond with her son grows -- until the news of another deployment threatens their fragile balance. She must now find a way to reconcile her duties as a mother and her obligations as a soldier.