Newspaper article China Post

Pool Champion with PRC Citizenship to Serve at Air Base

Newspaper article China Post

Pool Champion with PRC Citizenship to Serve at Air Base

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Former pool champion Wu Chia-Ching ([...]), who became the first Taiwanese conscript with Chinese citizenship when he returned to Taiwan for military service last month, will serve in an Air Force base in the southern county of Pingtung following a lot drawing, ministry authorities said yesterday.

The 22-year-old Wu completed a monthlong boot camp in central Taichung City yesterday, military sources told the Central News Agency.

A lot-drawing that held the same day to determine where Wu will spend the rest of his one-year compulsory service period decided that he will be assigned to the 439th Tactical Fighter Wing in Pingtung Airbase, military sources said.

But because of his People's Republic of China citizenship, the military sources said Wu will be restricted from access to sensitive military information during his service at the base.

He will also be barred from getting near to military aircraft, the sources said. …

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