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President Moon Jae-in vowed to rid the military of its “backward culture” in an address at the Memorial Day ceremony at Seoul National Cemetery on Sunday, in light of the recent death of an Air Force officer who reportedly took her own life following a sexual harassment claim against a fellow service member.
“Today we remember veterans, independence fighters and unknown soldiers who fought valiantly, as well as the heroic defenders of the nation during the battles and bombardment of Yeonpyeong and the Cheonan sinking,” Moon said. The ceremony was attended by veterans and their relatives, heads of political parties, the minister of patriots and veterans affairs and the chiefs of staffs of the Army and Navy, some attending virtually.
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