| Wei Fenghe|
People's Liberation Army
Second Artillery Corps
Wei Fenghe Wikipedia
Wei Fenghe (Chinese: 魏凤和; pinyin: Wèi Fènghé; born 1954) is a general (Shang Jiang) in the People's Liberation Army and is Commander of the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force, formerly known as the Second Artillery Corps. He was born in Liaocheng, Shandong.
Wei Fenghe joined the People's Liberation Army in December 1970, at the age of 16. Wei graduated from the Second Artillery Command Academy's Command Department in 1984, and rose from the ranks of the Second Artillery Corps to the rank of general. Wei replaced Jing Zhiyuan as Commander of the Second Artillery Corps in October 2012, and was promoted to the rank of General in November 2012. Prior to becoming Commander of the Second Artillery, Wei served as Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff, a Second Artillery officer. Wei also served as Chief of Staff of the Second Artillery, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Second Artillery, 53rd Base Commander, 54th Base Chief of Staff, and a variety of other command positions in the Second Artillery.
In January 1972, Wei joined the Chinese Communist Party. Wei was an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.