When Sky faces off against Mirloc, the one responsible for the death of his father, Jack thinks Sky should be the one to bring him in as the Red Ranger. Although it was an honor to be the Red Ranger, Sky begins to realize that heroes come in all colors. After going through extensive S.W.A.T. training on Zantor to aquire S.W.A.T. Mode, he discovers the importance of his team. With teamwork, they are able to even defeat the renegade A-Squad.
With Jack leaving S.P.D., Sky has grown into a great leader and has learned to accept his teamates as equals. Cruger chooses him to step up as the new Red Ranger