1st Garrison Division of Chengdu Military Region

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Independent Division of Yunnan Provincial Military District(1979-82)
250th Army Division (1982–85)
1st Garrison Division of Chengdu Military Region(1985-92)
Active 1979.5 - 1992.10
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 14th Army Corps
Engagements Sino-Vietnamese War

The Independent Division of Yunnan Provincial Military District (Chinese: 云南省军区独立师)(2nd Formation) was created on May 5th 1979 basing on the May Seventh Cadre School of Kunming Military Region as a result of Sino-Vietnamese War earlier that year.

On December 13th 1982 it renamed as 250th Army Division(Chinese: 陆军第250师), became the last division formed by PLA ground force.

The division was composed of:

  • 748th Infantry Regiment;
  • 749th Infantry Regiment;
  • 750th Infantry Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment.

The division is part of 14th Army Corps (now 14th Army); in September 1985 the division was inactivated and renamed as 1st Garrison Division of Chengdu Military Region(Chinese: 成都军区守备第1师) and transferred to Yunnan Provincial Military District's control. In May 1992 the division was disbanded and merged into Wenshan Military Sub-district.

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