Sgt. Hasty enlisted in October 1947 and was initially part of the occupation forces in Japan. When the Korean War started in 1950, he was deployed into Korea. He served in country until he rotated back to Japan in the spring of 1951.
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Korean War - Key Events
April 11, 1951
U.S. Pres. Harry S. Truman relieves MacArthur of command for insubordination and his unwillingness to prosecute a limited war. He is succeeded as UN commander by Lieut. Gen. Matthew Ridgway.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica