Vanessa James in 2382
|Full Name:||Vanessa James|
|Birthplace:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Earth|
|Affiliation:|| Federation, Starfleet|
Starfleet Marine Corps
|Occupation:|| Starfleet Marine officer|
|Assignment:|| Member of|
Vanessa James is a female Human who is a 2nd Lieutenant in the Starfleet Marine Corps, who was stationed at Icarus Base. She is a member of the team sent and later trapped aboard the Ancient vessel Destiny and returned to the base 11 hours later.
Vanessa James was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania around the year 2332 and had joined Starfleet prior to 2381. She served in Iraq before being offered a position at Stargate Command where she met Meredith Rodney McKay who kept staring at her chest. In her time in Starfleet, Vanessa became part of the Special Forces and once served in Iraq, choosing instead an assignment at Icarus Base instead of going back. She was in a sexual relationship with fellow officer, 1st Lieutenant Matthew Scott, though they poorly attempted to conceal it.