Opinions/Editorials Editor 2012 A native of Evansville, Idiana, Adonica enlisted in the Navy upon her graduation in 1996, and later graduated from Basic Recruit Training in Great Lakes, Illinois in December of that year. Her first duty station was at Navy Security Group Activity in Rota, Spain, where she met her husband of 14 years, Atiba. They have two sons, Atiba Jr. and Christian, and currently live in San Diego, CA. In November, 2010, Adonica was commissioned as a Naval Officer via the Limited Duty Officer Program. Her background is in Naval Intelligence, which requires exceptional communication skills, both written and oral. Adonica enjoys leading our nation's sailors as well as the travel and education opportunities that the Navy has afforded her. When not on duty, Adonica enjoys cooking with her husband, traveling with her family, and spending time with friends.