Lin Chen-yi

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Lin Chen-yi
林鎮夷
Senior Admiral Lin Chen-yi 海軍一級上將林鎮夷.jpg
21st Chief of the General Staff of the Republic of China Armed Forces
In office
5 February 2009 – 15 January 2013
Preceded by Huo Shou-yeh
Succeeded by Yen Ming
Deputy Minister of National Defense of the Republic of China
Preceded by Chu Kai-sheng
Succeeded by Chao Shih-chang
1st Commander of the Republic of China Navy
In office
17 February 2006 – 21 May 2007
Preceded by himself (as Commander-in-Chief)
Succeeded by Wang Li-sheng
18th Commander-in-Chief of the Republic of China Navy
In office
16 February 2006 – 17 February 2006
Preceded by Chen Pang-chi
Succeeded by himself (as Commander)
Personal details
Born 1945 (1945) (age 73)
Qingzhen, Guizhou, Republic of China
Nationality  Republic of China
Alma mater Republic of China Naval Academy[1]
Awards Order of Blue Sky and White Sun
Military service
Allegiance  Republic of China
Service/branch Flag of the Republic of China.svg Republic of China Navy
Years of service 1969–present
Rank ROCN Senior Admiral's Flag.svg Senior Admiral
Battles/wars Third Taiwan Strait Crisis

Lin Chen-yi (Chinese: 林鎮夷; pinyin: Lín Zhènyí) is an admiral of the Republic of China Navy in Taiwan. He was the Chief of the General Staff of the Republic of China Armed Forces between 2009 and 2013,[2] and also the last senior admiral/general in the military after the new law that claims "to promoted as the senior general/admiral must have been in wartime".[3]

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  1. ^ "Taiwan News Quick Take - Taipei Times". taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Kuomintang News Network". kmt.org.tw. Archived from the original on 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Taiwan to decrease number of generals in its military". wantchinatimes.com. Archived from the original on 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2012-12-01.