The Armed Forces has trained soldiers at Setermoen since 1898.
Setermoen is located in Bardu municipality. Bardu is a peculiar northern Norwegian inland community, stretching through a valley between the mountains in the middle of Troms province. The municipality has 3,900 inhabitants.
To a large extent, the Armed Forces have contributed in making Bardu and Setermoen what it is today. The education of soldiers was established here back in 1898. The place was chosen because of the strategic placement between the mountains. At Setermoen base you will find the Armoured battalion the Artillery battalion, the Medical battalion and the Intelligence battalion.