Tagged: army

Norway appoints first female general

On Sept. 18 the Norwegian army appointed the country’s first female general. The army said Friday that Kristin Lund (51) will be promoted from brigadier. When she was promoted to brigadier in 2007, she was...

Norwegian soldiers suffer from metal fume fever

In a preliminary report Norwegian defence experts have concluded that health problems among a large number of Norwegian soldiers may be caused by so-called metal fume fever. Many soldiers have become ill after they have...