dropcapajor General (VT) Martha T. Rainville is the Adjutant General of the State of Vermont. She is the first woman in the 360 year history of the National Guard to serve as a State Adjutant General. As Adjutant General, she serves as the Inspector Generalphoto and Quartermaster General of the 4600 members of the Vermont Army and Air National Guard. As the head of the State Military Department, General Rainville manages five divisions within that Department. They include the Executive and Administrative; Property and Installations; Budget Accounting; Air Maintenance and Veterans Affairs Department. As the head of these Departments she manages a state appropriation of $2.4 million and a federal budget of $74.1 million.

General Rainville was born in New London, Connecticut, and was raised in Port Gibson, Mississippi. She is a 1979 graduate of the University of Mississippi, and a 1979. Distinguished Graduate of the USAF Officer Basic Military Training Program at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Her military career has primarily been in the Aircraft Maintenance Field with F-101, F-106, T-33, F-15, A-10 and F-16 aircraft.

General Rainville and her husband Norman live in St. Albans, Vermont with their three children, Jennifer, Nicholas, and Alex.


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