|Occupation||politician, deputy chief of party central committee, Colonel General of Korean People’s Army, member of party central committee|
|Revised Romanization||Gang Dongyun|
In March 1988, Kang was elected an alternate member of the WPK Central Committee, and in December 1991 he became a regular member of the central committee. After being promoted to Colonel General of the Korean People's Army in April 1992, he served as commander of the 108th Mechanization Corps starting in June 1994 and was appointed commander of the 425th Mechanization Corps in October 1996. In January 2007, he became a deputy department head in the WPK central committee. In September 2010, he was made a full member of the central committee.