Tagged: Defense Minister

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...

Fallen officer’s body back in Norway

The body of the Norwegian intelligence officer, Trond Petter Kolset (30) from Steinkjer killed in Afghanistan last Friday has been flown back to Norway. The plane landed at the Gardermoen military airfield Tuesday afternoon. The bier was received...