Sinan, Guizhou, China
|Service/branch||People's Liberation Army|
|Commands held||Chengdu Military Region among others|
Liao was born in Sinan, Guizhou Province. He enlisted in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in January 1959, and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in February 1963. He graduated from the Basic Department of the Military Academy of the PLA in 1981.
He was elevated to the deputy commander of the Chengdu Military Region in 1985. He spent months studying national defense at PLA National Defense University in 1986. He was promoted to the position of commander of the Chengdu Military Region and the vice Party secretary there in 1995. From 1999 to 2001, he took graduate classes in Sociology at Peking University. In 2002, he was appointed the director of the General Logistics Department of the PLA and a member of the Central Military Commission of the Party, and a year later, of the state.
Liao was a member of the 15th, 16th and 17th Central Committees of the Communist Party of China.
- "Liao Xilong". Xinhua. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
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