The commander and political commissar of the Eastern Theater Command are Liu Yuejun and Zheng Weiping respectively.

The commander and political commissar of the Western Theater Command are Zhao Zongqi and Zhu Fuxi respectively.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) soldiers assigned to a border defense brigade of the army under the PLA Southern Theater Command practice making electric detonators during a mine sweeping training exercise at a minefield along the China-Vietnam border in Malipo County of southwest China's Yunnan Province in late August 2018.

Fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force with the PLA Northern Theater Command fly in formation during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on September 17, 2018.

The commander and political commissar of the Central Theater Command are Han Weiguo and Yin Fanglong respectively.