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Connecticut National Guard

 The Adjutant General, Connecticut

Major General Thaddeus J. Martin is the adjutant general for the Connecticut National Guard. He is responsible to the Governor and the Chief, National Guard Bureau, for providing operationally trained, equipped and mission-ready forces to support both U.S. mobilization requirements and state emergency operations to include developing and coordinating counter terrorism and domestic preparedness contingencies for the State of Connecticut. He implements policies, programs, and plans as the direct link to all state assigned National Guard resources, providing information and evaluation, issue resolution and action recommendations.

    EDUCATION:
  • 1979 Park College - BA Degree - Management
  • 1985 Golden Gate University - MPA Degree - Public Administration
  • 1999 Air War College
    MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
  • Legion of Merit
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (with 4 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Star Device)
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon (with 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with M and 2 Device)
  • Air Force Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
  • Air Force Training Ribbon (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • NATO Medal
    EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:
  • Second Lieutenant 1 Oct 80
  • First Lieutenant 1 Oct 82
  • Captain 1 Oct 84
  • Major 23 Apr 90
  • Lt Colonel 13 Apr 96
  • Colonel 30 Mar 00
  • Brigadier General 6 Feb 04
  • Major General April 26, 2007
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