Sun Dafa

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Sun Dafa (Chinese: 孙大发; born November 1945) is a retired general of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China and the former political commissar of the PLA General Logistics Department.[1]

Born in Jinzhai, Anhui Province, Sun joined the army in 1964 and the Communist Party of China in 1968. After 1977, he served as the secretary of Li Desheng, then the commander of the Shenyang Military Region. In May 1984, he became the political commissar of the 115th division of the PLA 39th army. In June 1990, he was elevated to the position of director of the political department of the PLA 16th army group, and achieved the rank of major general. He was later promoted to political commissar of the army group.

In January 1999, Sun became the director of the political department of the Shenyang Military Region, and attained the rank of lieutenant general in 2000. He was transferred to the Nanjing Military Region in August 2003 and became director of the political department there. In January 2005, he became the vice political commissar and secretary of discipline commission of the Nanjing Military Region. Since July 2005, he has served as political commissar of the PLA General Logistics Department. He was made a full general in June 2007.

Sun is a member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He graduated from PLA National Defense University and has authored some military books, for example High-Tech War Strategy (高技术战争谋略).


  1. ^ "Biography of Sun Dafa". China Vitae. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
Military offices
Preceded by
Zhang Wentai
Political Commissar of the PLA General Logistics Department
2005 – 2010
Succeeded by
Liu Yuan