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Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces in Afghanistan

Defence Forces 5.4.2019 9.30
Press release

The Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Jarmo Lindberg, inspected the Finnish Detachment in Afghanistan 2 -5 April 2019.

During his inspection visit, General Lindberg met the military leadership of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission (RSM). The security situation in Afghanistan and the Finnish participation in the operation emerged as particular topics of conversation.

General Lindberg also visited the base of the Afghan National Army’s 209th Corps where some of the Finnish advisors work. During his inspection visit, the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces obtained a clear situation picture of the participation and operations of the Finnish Detachment as part of the multinational operation.

Major Antti Rajahalme, Aide de Camp to the Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces, travelled with General Lindberg.