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First Name: James

Last Name: Christensen


Gender: Male

Branch: Air Force (1947 - present)

Middle Name: Eugene

Date of Birth: 06 June 1945

Date of Death: 27 January 2012

Rank: Captain

Years Served:
James Eugene Christensen, Jr.


James Eugene "Jim" Christensen, Jr.

Captain, U.S. Air Force

James Eugene "Jim" Christensen, Jr. was born on 6 June 1945. He was a 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. He later earned a Master of Science Degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. During his military career, Jim served as a U.S. Air Force Counterintelligence Officer and as a Special Agent in the Office of Special Investigations.

After leaving the Air Force, he founded a consulting firm, Capital Systems Resources, Inc.

Jim was a devoted and loving son, husband, father, and an especially dedicated "Pop Pop" to his grandchildren. He was passionate about cars, golf, the New York Yankees and his country. He had a great sense of humor and will be sadly missed by many, as he never met a stranger.

James E. "Jim" Christensen, age 66, died on Friday, 27 January 2012, in Vienna, VA.

He is survived by his mother, Sylvia Christensen of Arlington; his wife of 42 years, Vicki; his son and daughter-in-law, Buddy and Jody Christensen and grandsons, Cole, Blake and Tyler of Vienna; his daughter and son-in-law, Aline and Eric Major and grandchildren, Ryan, Bryce and Lauren of Tampa, FL; brothers, John Christensen and family of Hollywood, MD, and Thomas Christensen and family of Davenport, IA, and numerous nieces and nephews.


Honoree ID: 3644   Created by: MHOH




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