"General" is the title given to the international head of The Salvation Army, as elected by a council of Salvation Army leaders from around the world.
From "International Headqarters" in London, England the General directs Salvation Army operations and develops international policy for The Salvation Army. The General also travels frequently to the many parts of the world in which The Salvation Army is at work.
Currently in office is General Linda Bond. General Bond was elected in January 2011 and took office in April of that same year.
To learn more about The General, to read some of her recent articles and books, or to subscribe to her podcast, please visit her website at http://www.salvationarmy.org/thegeneral.