Fan Changmi
范长秘
Deputy Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Region
In office
July 2014 – December 2014
Preceded byMiao Hua
Succeeded byKang Chunyuan
Director of the Political Department of the Lanzhou Military Region
In office
July 2012 – July 2014
Preceded byMiao Hua
Succeeded byXu Yuanlin
Political Commissar of the 47th Army
In office
December 2006 – July 2012
Preceded byChu Yimin
Succeeded byZhang Fuji
Personal details
BornJune 1955 (age 66–67)
Laoling, Shandong, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (1974–2016; expelled)
Alma materPLA Army Command College
Military service
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Branch/service People's Liberation Army Ground Force
Rank
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Lieutenant general
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese范長秘
Simplified Chinese范长秘

Fan Changmi (Chinese: 范长秘; born June 1955) is a former lieutenant general of the People's Liberation Army of China.[1] In December 2014, he was under investigation by the PLA's anti-corruption agency.[2] He served as Deputy Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Region, one of the seven military regions in China, but was placed under investigation for corruption in 2014.[3]

Fan was an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and a member of the 11th National People's Congress.[4]

Life and career

Fan was born and raised in Laoling, Shandong. He graduated from PLA Ground Force Command Academy in Nanjing.

He joined the People's Liberation Army in December 1972, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in April 1974. In 1998 he was appointed head of propaganda of the political department of the 47th Group Army, a position he held until 1999, when he was appointed head of Propaganda of the Political Department of the Lanzhou Military Region, later Director of the Political Department of the 21st Group Army. He attained the rank of major general in July 2004. In November 2005, he was appointed Director of the Political Department of the Xinjiang Military District, he remained in that position until December 2006, when he was transferred to the Nanjing Military Region, and appointed Political Commissar of the 47th Army. Fan served as Director of the Political Department of the Lanzhou MR from July 2012 to July 2014, and was appointed Deputy Political Commissar of the Lanzhou MR in July 2014.[5][6] In December 2014, he was placed under investigation by the PLA's anti-corruption agency.[7]

References

  1. ^ "兰州军区政治部主任范长秘晋升为中将军衔". Ifeng (in Chinese). Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  2. ^ "16 PLA officers placed under investigation". Chinadaily. 2015-01-16.
  3. ^ "PLA officers placed under investigation". Ministry of Defence. 2015-01-16. Archived from the original on 2018-10-27. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  4. ^ "范长秘". People's Daily (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2018-10-27. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
  5. ^ "解放军上月调整14副大军区级以上将领 两大舰队换帅". Ifeng (in Chinese). Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  6. ^ "兰州军区10名将领晋衔 苗华以政委职务主持仪式". People.com. Retrieved 2014-07-08.
  7. ^ "中国军方公布16名军级以上领导干部重大贪腐案件" (in Chinese). Chinanews. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
Military offices Preceded byChu Yimin Political Commissar of the 47th Army 2006–2012 Succeeded byZhang Fuji (张福基) Preceded byMiao Hua Director of the Political Department of the Lanzhou Military Region 2012–2014 Succeeded byXu Yuanlin (徐远林) Deputy Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Region 2014–2014 Succeeded byKang Chunyuan (康春元)