Apache scandal reveals Taiwan’s armed forces still complacent

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-07
By: Staff Reporter

It is apparent that Taiwan’s armed forces have not learned from the tragic death of Corporal

Pan Chia-yu, deputy commander of the ROC Army, and other officials bow in apology for the Apache incident in Taoyuan, April 3. (Photo/Yang Ming-feng)

Pan Chia-yu, deputy commander of the ROC Army, and other officials bow in apology for the Apache incident in Taoyuan, April 3. (Photo/Yang Ming-feng)

Hung Chung-chiu, comments our Chinese-language sister paper China Times.

Regarding the recent Apache scandal, what Taiwan’s public really want is the truth about exactly how lax military discipline has become, and see the officials responsible receive penalties

TV celebrity Janet Lee recently uploaded photos on her Facebook of herself in a hangar that houses AH-64E Apache helicopters in an unauthorized group visit to the ROC Army’s 601st Aviation Brigade in Taoyuan on March 29. The photos soon kindled a public outcry followed by a political storm.     [FULL  STORY]

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