An adjutant general is the chief administrative officer to a military general.
In the United States, an adjutant general may administer any major military unit, including a division, state guard unit, militia, corps, etc. Adjutant generals are often tasked with maintaining personnel records and as such sometimes have oversight over veterans' institutions. An adjutant general is the senior military officer and de facto commander of the National Guard of each state.
General Clark serves as Military Chief of Staff to the Governor and is the Executive Head of the AdjutantGeneral’s Department.
It is the duty of the AdjutantGeneral to direct and plan the deployment of the forces of the New Hampshire National Guard in carrying out state military missions; establishing unified command of state forces when jointly engaged and to perform such military duties under the Governor’s direction.
General Clark is married to the former Deborah J. Farr of Arlington, Virginia.
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