Commander Tyrone has been order to complete a construction of a new naval base on Okinawa, but has difficulty hiring local laborers due to the village elder's hatred of all things American. The labor situation goes from bad to worse when the elder's grandson is shot trespassing on the unfinished base.
Mickey Madden struggles to maintain his baseball team despite mounting debts including a mortgage held by Mr. Rogers. His last chance is his signing of a brilliant pitcher called Skippy Maxxox. Skippy, however, is a hypochondriac.
A painfully shy girl living with her grandmother and worried she would be forever left on the shelf due to her blindness, is flattered when a man asks for her hand in marriage, even though he is a virtual stranger.
An American archaeologist, grateful for the assistance that poor Bolivian villagers provided for his dig, decides to provide them with badly needed sacks of wheat. Bandits operating in the area are convinced that the bags are full of treasure and are determined to waylay the scientist on his trip.