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PSHS - Requests for Information

Preserving the history, heritage, and legacy of the Philippine Scouts for present and future generations

Scout Information Exchange

The Scout Information Exchange is intended to improve communication within the Society and between our members and others interested in the historical heritage of the Philippine Scouts. It will function as an information exchange, reporting on new articles, books and films on the Scouts, aiding historical researchers and soliciting additional information on individual Scouts and Scout units.

Please post to our message board or contact us at if you have contributions or additions to the Exchange.


Finding information about Scouts

Our message board is now in full-swing, with many posts about individual scouts and their background. Please take a look, and post a reply on the message board if you can supply additional information on the military service of any of the listed personnel who served in or with the Philippine Scouts.

If you have a request for information you should also use the message board to post your question. You can also contact us at .

While the PSHS is pleased to assist where possible in obtaining information on former and deceased Philippine Scouts, our archives are not extensive. More complete information often can be acquired through the Department of Veterans Affairs. To obtain a request form, please call your County Veterans Service Office or the national VA at (800) 827-1000 and ask for VA Form 180 (Request Pertaining to Military Records). This form is also available on the VA website (www.va.gov).


Request for Information

SFC John M. Arceneaux of the 64th Military Police Company at Ft. Hood, Texas is researching his unit's history, which includes a tour in the Philippines. He is looking for any information on the 64th Military Police Company (PS) from 1947-1949. He is especially interested in an incident at Lambe Barracks during that period. Anyone with information should contact .


Request for Information

Malcolm Decker would appreciate information on the location of the Regimental Colors of the 26th Cavalry which survived WWII in the hands of the 155th Provisional Guerrilla Regiment USAFFE. The flag dropped out of sight after it was presented to General Oscar W. Griswold, Commander of the U.S. XIV Corps, Sixth Army in a formal ceremony at Concepcion, Tarlac, Luzon in early 1945 during the liberation of the Philippines. Anyone with information should contact .


Last modified: 13-Nov-2008