PFC Ryan Douglas Christensen

PFC Ryan Douglas Christensen

Birth
Neptune City, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Death
24 Nov 2005 (aged 22)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Wall Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID
12574816 View Source

PFC Christensen was born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey. He enlisted in the Army in September 2002, and completed BCT at Fort Gordon, Ga.

Upon his completion of AIT in Sept. 2003, he was assigned to the 23rd Support Group, Camp Humphries, Korea where he served as a 74B, Information System Operator-Analyst. In November 2004, he was assigned to HHC, 1-64 Armor Battalion where he served as a LAN Manager.

While deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom III, PFC Christensen assisted in the management of a robust and reliable voice and data network that provided SIPR, NIPR, and VOIP phone access for all Brigade units on Camp Rustamiyah. PFC Christensen was actively involved in the installation of over 17,000 feet of network cable, which provided services that covered an area of two square Kilo. In addition, PFC Christensen was instrumental in the operation and upgrade of the Camp Rustamiyah Radio Station.

PFC Christensen died of a non-battle injury/disease after being redeployed back to the states in South Carolina.

PFC Christensen was born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey. He enlisted in the Army in September 2002, and completed BCT at Fort Gordon, Ga.

Upon his completion of AIT in Sept. 2003, he was assigned to the 23rd Support Group, Camp Humphries, Korea where he served as a 74B, Information System Operator-Analyst. In November 2004, he was assigned to HHC, 1-64 Armor Battalion where he served as a LAN Manager.

While deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom III, PFC Christensen assisted in the management of a robust and reliable voice and data network that provided SIPR, NIPR, and VOIP phone access for all Brigade units on Camp Rustamiyah. PFC Christensen was actively involved in the installation of over 17,000 feet of network cable, which provided services that covered an area of two square Kilo. In addition, PFC Christensen was instrumental in the operation and upgrade of the Camp Rustamiyah Radio Station.

PFC Christensen died of a non-battle injury/disease after being redeployed back to the states in South Carolina.


Inscription

PFC US Army
Bronze Star Medal
Operation Iraqi Freedom