Peter F. Sun was assigned as deputy to the garrison commander at the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, on July 12, 2015. His previous assignments include chief, Regional Installation Support Team, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Atlantic and Southeast Regions; liaison officer to the Training and Doctrine Command; chief, Task Force Year of Manpower, Headquarters IMCOM; chief of staff, IMCOM - Europe Region; and the Installation Management Agency liaison officer to TRADOC.
Before joining federal civil service, he had worked as a business development manager and program manager for Alion Science and Technology Corporation and Science Applications International Corporation.
Sun retired as a colonel of Armor from the U. S. Army. He is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College.
His military assignments include service with the Berlin Brigade, 194th Armor Brigade, and the 1st, 4th, and 8th Infantry Divisions. He commanded Company C, U.S. Army Armor Center; Company A, 4th Battalion, 73rd Armor; 4th Battalion, 34th Armor; and was the garrison commander, Fort Polk, Louisiana. During Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, he was the senior advisor to the Saudi Arabian National Guard, King Abdul Aziz Brigade in Al Khafji, Saudi Arabia. Staff assignments include chief of Armor Cavalry Tactics, chief of Tank Gunnery, Combined Arms and Services School staff leader, assistant professor of Military Science, G3 training officer, G3 Air Officer, and Operations Research Systems Analysis staff officer. His final military assignment was as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Base Operations Support, Training and Doctrine Command.
Military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Valorous Unit Award, the Meritorious Service Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters, and the Army Achievement Medal. He was also awarded the U.S. Army Armor Association’s Order of Saint George, Silver Medallion. Civilian decorations include the Meritorious Civilian Service Award, two awards of the Superior Civilian Service Award and two awards of the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toledo, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Kent State University.
Sun is a member of the Association of the U.S. Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, and Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honorary Fraternity.