Aleksandr A. Shirochin was born on November 17, 1957 in the Minsk Region.
In 1981 graduated from the Kharkov Higher Military Academy for Aviation Communication.
From 1981 to 1984 service in the Armed Forces of the RF in different positions.
From 1984 to 2013 – service at the state security authorities in operative and senior positions. Received a rank of Major-General.
In 2006 graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of Public Administration.
On 19.03.2013 by Presidential Decree number 200, was appointed First Deputy Chief of the Department for Logistical and Medical Support of the MIA of Russia and received a special rank of Major-General of the Internal Service.
On 19.12.2014 by Presidential Decree number 787, was appointed Chief of the Department for Logistical and Medical Support of the MIA of Russia.
On February 20, 2016 by Presidential Decree No.73 he was assigned a special rank of Lieutenant-General of the Internal Service.
Holds the Order of Honor and the Order “For Military Merit”.
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