Tibet Military District

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The Tibet Military District is a military district of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force. It was first established in 1952, possibly from elements previously part of the 18th Corps. In December 1968 it became part of the Chengdu Military Region.

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The former Tibet Military Region was reduced to the status of a district in 1971. [1]

Current formation

Commanders

  1. Zhang Guohua, February 1952 - July 1968
  2. Zeng Yongya, July 1968 - November 1970
  3. Chen Mingyi, November 1970 - November 1973
  4. Qie Jinwu, November 1973 - May 1978
  5. Zhang Guirong, May 1978 - August 1983
  6. Jiang Hongquan, August 1983 - September 1992
  7. Zhou Wenbi, September 1992 - September 1996
  8. Meng Jinxi, September 1996 - August 2004
  9. Dong Guishan, August 2004 - July 2008
  10. Shu Yutai, July 2008 - December 2009
  11. Yang Jinshan, December 2009 - July 2013
  12. Xu Yong, July 2013 – present

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References

  1. Resistance and Reform in Tibet By Robert Barnett, Shirin Akiner, 296.