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Rear Adm. Liu Chih-pin to head new president's security detail: MND

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Rear Adm. Liu Chih-pin to head new president's security detail: MND

Navy Chief of Staff Rear Adm. Liu Chih-pin, will serve as the chief aide-de-camp to President-elect Tsai Ing-wen after she takes office on May 20, a Ministry of Defense (MND) spokesman said Sunday.

Liu was appointed to the position after a due selection process that reviewed recommended candidates from the Army, Navy and Air Force commands, said Maj. Gen. Luo Shou-he.

Starting Tuesday, Liu will be undergoing the necessary preparations to take up the post as head of Tsai's security detail after she is sworn in, Luo said.

Liu is a graduate of the ROC Naval Academy, National Defense University's Naval Command and Staff College, and War College.

He has served as head of the Navy's 124th Flotilla, chief of staff of the Navy Fleet Command, and the deputy chief of staff of the Navy Command Headquarters.


Updated : 2021-09-22 13:57 GMT+08:00