|Born||1950 (age 64–65)
Cangxi County, Guangyuan, Sichuan Province
|Allegiance||People's Republic of China|
|Service/branch||People's Liberation Army Navy|
Luo Yuan (simplified Chinese: 罗援; traditional Chinese: 羅援; pinyin: Luó Yuán; born 1950), is a Chinese author, social commentator, and military theorist at the Academy of Military Sciences. He holds the rank of Major General in the People's Liberation Army Navy, he is a supporter of communist orthodoxy and has expressed nationalist, anti-American and anti-western sentiments.
In 1950, during the Korean War, Luo was born in Cangxi County, Guangyuan, Sichuan Province, Luo's father Luo Qingchang was a politician and revolutionary. He has six brothers and sisters. His oldset brother, Luo Kang (罗抗), was born during the Second Sino-Japanese War. His middle brother, Luo Ting (罗挺), was born during the Chinese Civil War. His fourth younger brother is Luo Zhen (罗振).
In 1966, the Cultural Revolution was launched by Mao Zedong. Luo Qingchang was segregated as a capitalist roader. Luo Qingchang suffered political persecution, at that time. His father's comrades sent him to the army as a soldier in Yunnan Province. In 1978, Luo was transferred back to Beijing.
- "微博大战：复旦冯玮VS.将军罗援" (in Chinese). 大公网. Retrieved 2013-02-22.
- 罗援:我们必须铭记那些为共和国流血牺牲的英雄 (in Chinese). 新华网. Retrieved 2011-10-08.
- 罗青长将军之子罗振先生参观我校 (in Chinese). 海城同泽中学. Retrieved 2010-09-28.
- 总理嘱托系半生的罗青长，总理嘱托系半生的罗青长 (in Chinese). 罗氏网.
- 美国留不住中国学生（人才大视野） (in Chinese). 人民网. Retrieved 2005-03-18.
- 罗援少将被质疑 (in Chinese). 法广中文网. Retrieved 2013-02-25.