Christine graduated from Bonneville High School, Ogden Utah.
She joined the US Army in 1974 on the delayed entry program. She went active duty in July of 1975 in the Medical corps. She trained as an LPN in the military, Her MOS was later classified as a combat medic.
Honorably discharged in Dec of 1976.
She hold 2 Associated degrees. One in Accounting and One in Business Management. A minor in both in Computer applications.