Sweden: General Jarmo Lindberg receives the Order of the Polar Star from The King

Sweden: General Jarmo Lindberg receives the Order of the Polar Star from The King

NordenBladet — On Monday 19 March, Commodore of the Finnish Defence Forces General Jarmo Lindberg was awarded the rank of Commander 1st Class of the Royal Order of the Polar Star.

General Lindberg was awarded the Royal Order of the Polar Star with the following motivation:

In recognition of meritorious services in the military cooperation between Finland and Sweden, HM The King has decided to award the Commodore of the Finnish Defence Forces, General Jarmo Lindberg, the rank of Commander 1st Class of the Royal Order of the Polar Star.

The King confers orders on foreign citizens following proposals from the Swedish Government.


The Vice Chancellor of the Royal Orders reads the motivation for the conferral of the order in Princess Sibylla’s Apartments at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/royalcourt.se

Featured image: The King presents the Order of the Polar Star to General Jarmo Lindberg during a ceremony at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. In the background is Supreme Commander General Micael Bydén. (Photo: Henrik Garlöv/royalcourt.se)
Source: Swedish Royal Court

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