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1st Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District (1966-69)
Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District (1969–80)
7th Garrison Division of Beijing Military District(1980-85)
7th Garrison Brigade of Beijing Military District(1985-92)
Active 1966.7 - 1992
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry, Garrison
Garrison/HQ Chengde, Hebei

1st Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District (Chinese: 河北省军区独立第1师) was formed in July 1966 basing on six independent infantry regiment (1st to 6th) and independent infantry company of Hebei Provincial Military District.

In March 1969 it renamed as Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District(Chinese: 河北省军区独立师) following 2nd Independent Division of Hebei Provincial Military District's transfer to Shanxi. By then the division was composed of five infantry regiments (1st to 5th).

In April 1974 3rd Infantry Regiment detached from the division and became as 14th Regiment, 4th Garrison Division of Beijing Military Region.

In March 1976 Artillery Regiment was activated.

In March 1977 4th Infantry Regiment was detached.

In December 1980 the division was re-organized and renamed as 7th Garrison Division of Beijing Military Region(Chinese: 北京军区守备第7师) and moved to Chengde, Hebei province. 2nd Infantry Regiment was detached. The division was then composed of:

  • 1st Infantry Regiment;
  • 5th Infantry Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment.

The division was under operational command of 24th Army.

The division was reduced to 7th Garrison Brigade of Beijing Military Region(Chinese: 北京军区守备第7旅) in 1985.

The brigade was disbanded in 1992.

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