Clarence Brown goes to war in Korea, promising to return with a metal for his girl. Clarence is disappointed when he gets assigned to dispatch duty because of his size. Trouble comes to find him, however, and he earns his metals, along with some guard-house duty for straying too far from his assigned duties.
Steve and Jim are two members of a mortar team in Korea, and friends. When they successfully mortar a Korean supply depot, the enemy return fire, pinning them down. The two show grace under pressure, and a healthy measure of watching out for your brother as they survive a night on the battle front.
Private Archie Peddy has a kind disposition, something that holds him back from being a stand-out soldier. Archie befriends a stray cat while touring with his outfit in Pusan. He is sent to deliver a message to a remote unit. While away, his unit is captured, and the Communist enemy kills Archie's cat. Archie returns in time to witness this, the sight of which turns him into a fighting tiger. Archie rescues his unit.
An American G.I. sentry in Korea receives an arrow wound through his arm while on duty. His buddy decided to fight fire with fire, and arms himself with his own bow and arrow. A night-time duel with the enemy ends the sniper threat to the company.