Jan 17, 2018
Bob Christenson
The Evacuation of Saigon
Captain Christenson, a native of Minneapolis,  graduated from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1957. He served in a destroyer, diesel submarines and amphibious ships. He is a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he earned a Master of Science degree. Captain Christenson retired from the navy in 1986, when he and his wife Mary moved to San Luis Obispo. He worked for Greg Hind at the sportswear manufacturer, Hind, Inc. until 1994 at which time he joined a safety consulting company, Cal/Nev. He has been active in his church, Mount Carmel Lutheran, served as a board member of SLO Opera, CAPSLO Homeless Services and United Way.