Liao Xilong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Sinan County, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1940, joined the PLA in 1959, joined the CPC in 1963, and graduated from the PLA Military Academy in 1981.
Liao spent over 40 years in the PLA working his way up through the ranks, starting as a platoon leader, company commander, division commander, and currently as a general in command of the PLA Chengdu Military Region. He has served the Party as a delegate to the 13th CPC National Congress and as a member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committee.
General Liao is the commander of the PLA Chengdu Military Area Region. He is also a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, a Member of PRC Central Military Commission, Director of the General Logistics Department of the People's Liberation Army, and a member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission.