Sun, May 01, 2011 - Page 3 News List

Navy captain leaves lasting legacy after untimely death

By J. Michael Cole  /  Staff Reporter

Friends and contacts of Li’s pointed to his “beyond reproach” sense of honor and incorruptibility, something that, in their view, cannot be said of everybody in the ranks.

“His maverick style and sense of honor clearly made him a character that few could be compared with,” Minnick said. “His loss will be devastating to the military and I know of no one in Taiwan’s military that compares to his maverick style and brute force of influence.”

“Taiwan will need hundreds of Winston Lis if it is to remain free,” Fisher said.

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