Major General Martha T. Rainville was the adjutant general of the State of Vermont. She is the first woman in the 367-year history of the National Guard to serve as a State Adjutant General. As adjutant general, she served as the inspector general and quartermaster general of the 4,000 members of the Vermont Army and Air National Guard. As the head of the State Military Department, General Rainville managed five divisions within that Department. They include the Executive and Administrative; Property and Installations; Budget and Accounting; Air and Army Maintenance, and Veterans Affairs. As the head of these Departments, she managed a state appropriation of $2.9 million and a federal budget of $90 million.