Tsai unveils memorial to officers killed in JanuaryStaff writer, with CNAPresident Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday unveiled a memorial wall honoring eight senior military officers who lost their lives in a helicopter crash in January, including former chief of the general staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴). President Tsai Ing-wen, center left, yesterday presents a commemorative plaque to a relative of one of the eight military officers killed in a helicopter crash in January at the unveiling of a memorial wall outside the Ministry of Defense in Taipei honoring the men. Tsai once again expressed her sorrow and offered condolences to the officers’ families, thanking the men for their contributions to the nation. “Lastly, I want to tell the eight officers who died while carrying out their duties: We will remember your sacrifices,” she said. Prior to the unveiling, Tsai led a spring memorial service in honor of national martyrs at the National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine, which is about 1km from the ministry.
Source: Taipei Times March 29, 2020 15:56 UTC