The Philippine Expeditionary Forces To Korea (PEFTOK)
was the Philippine contingent of the United Nations forces that fought in the Korean War
(1950-1953). The unit joined the Korean War
in August of 1950. It comprised around 7,500 troops, and was the fourth largest force under the United Nations Command. The PEFTOK took part in decisive battles such as the Battle of Yultong Bridge
and the Battle of Hill Eerie
. The unit operated with the United States 1st Cavalry Division, 3rd Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division, and 45th Infantry Division.