Lena Hallin becomes Sweden's first female general in the armed forces. Photo : Försvarsmakten

Sweden's first female general appointed

Sweden's armed forces has appointed its first female general. Lena Hallin, a former defence attaché in London, is to take up a position as management chief, leading strategic development in armed forces management. She begins her new job in the autumn.  

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