The Lobo Unit, USAFFE Guerrilla was originally considered by the United States army as part of the Pandita Area, DI Combat, Free Luzon Area, 6th Military District guerrilla outfit under the command of one Danny Flores. The mother organization was not favorably considered for recognition by the United States Army. In this page is a transcription1 of a memorandum issued to all company commanders on the relief of certain combat groups of the Lobo Unit.
USAFFE GUERRILLA LOBO UNIT MINDE AREA
UNDER LT. COL. TOMAS A. ILAGAN
SIXTH MILITARY DISTRICT
ATTACHED TO PANDITA AREA (SIXTH MILITARY DISTRICT)
UNDER COL. D.P. FLORES.
: RELIEF OF COMBAT UNITS
: ALL COMPANY COMMANDERS
LOBO UNIT MINDE AREA.
As per order from the Commanding Officer today that the Combat Units ought to be relieved by platoons in their Companies as per designation released by this headquarters for our guidance and compliance.
The present Combat Units as the Fourth Platoon was the [unreadable] platoon in our present organization should be relieved by rotation of duty in every company of these units:
All Combat Units should report to this Headquarters for a general assembly in the Battalion training ground for inspection of the Combat Unit Commander to be reviewed by the Battalion Commander, September 1, 1944.
Compliance to this order is desired by the Commanding Officer effective this date.
(in the absence of Capt. Ben)
Notes and references:
1 “Pandita Area, Free Luzon Intelligence Echelon, 6th MD, [Folder 4],” online at the United States National Archives.