Army Aviation Special Forces commander sacked over Apache

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-08
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

Lieutenant General Chen Chien-tsai, commander of the Aviation Special Forces Command of

Chen Chien-tsai. (Photo/Chen Yi-cheng)

Chen Chien-tsai. (Photo/Chen Yi-cheng)

the Republic of China (Taiwan) Army, was removed from his post and transferred to the Army Command Headquarters Wednesday in the military’s latest punitive action against those involved in a major security breach in late March.

Chen was transferred to serve as a committee member in charge of compiling operational guidelines at the headquarters, Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Major General Luo Shou-he announced at a press conference. He said Chen was transferred because he failed in his duties as chief supervisor.

Apart from Chen, Major General Chien Tsung-yuan, head of the Army Aviation Special Forces 601st Brigade, was also transferred to the Army Command Headquarters to be a committee member after being given three demerits for security lapses, Lou said.     [FULL  STORY]

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