Major General Shunji Yoshino is the Commander of the Chemical School of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). He has served for about thirty years as the military officer of the JGSDF. During his military carrier for the CBRN defense, he served as the instructor of the JGSDF Chemical School, the Commander of the 2nd Chemical Unit, and Chief of the Chemical Office, the Ground Staff Office. He also served as the Defense Attaché in Holland from 2005 to 2008. His recent noteworthy positions include Director of the Logistic Department of the Western Army Headquarters and Vice Commander of the 15th Brigade.
He graduated from the National Defense Academy of Japan and also attended the commanding and staff activity in the Command & General Staff Course of the Staff College. He undertook the higher military education in the Joint Special course of the Joint Staff College.