Jeffrey Adams is native to Hopkinton, Massachusetts and a 1997 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a career fixed-wing pilot, and his flying assignments have included tours in Brunswick, Maine; Corpus Christi, Texas; and Willow Grove, Pennsylvania with over 2,900 flight hours in the P-3C, C-9B and T-34C. He has served as commanding officer for both Navy Operational Support Center, New York City and Lemoore, California. He is currently a National Security Affairs military professor.