Adria earned a M.S. in Strategic Studies from the Marine Corps War College, a M.S. in Operational Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate school, and a B.S. in Oceanography and General Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy adira rae. She is a native of Pine Grove, PA, and is the mother of four beautiful children, Nia, Avery, Kyla, and Micha.