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FORT LEE, Va. -- Name: Kimberly Castle

Hometown: Blackstone

Length of federal service: 34 years

Job title: Program Services Analyst for the Logistics Exercise Simulation Directorate

Job duties: “I manage the funds. We do a lot of travel. I manage a lot in the Defense Travel System and their government credit cards. I do some personnel actions. I’m a little one-stop shop.”

What do you love most about your job? “I love the people here. It’s a good organization to work for.”

What do you consider your greatest achievement? “Being able to stay on the job as long as I have. I have a few health issues, but I just do my best and I like what I do. From a personal standpoint, my greatest success is being married 38 years in December. That’s a pretty good achievement.”

Do you volunteer? “I do with the Civilian Welfare Fund. I also volunteer with a local Eagles chapter (a fraternal order). I like to help whenever I can. It’s exciting with all the different things that come up.”

What do you expect from your leaders? “To listen. To be fair with whatever is going on. To take care of their people.”

Where would you most like to live? “The Caribbean. I went on a cruise down there, and I loved it. But I would need to make sure my grandkids could come with me.”

When and where were you happiest? “At the hospital when my two grandchildren were born. I was in the room with my daughter, and it was great. I loved it.”

Do you have any pet peeves? “Someone who wants to lie to your face when you know it’s a lie.”

What is your marked characteristic? “Kind-hearted. Because I’ll help anyone. If you need me, I’ll help you.”

What is your greatest extravagance? “A cruise. We went on one and I loved it.”

Which talent would you most like to have? “I wish I could sing better.”

Who is someone you admire? “My dad, Clint. He passed away, and I miss him every day.”

What is it that you most dislike? “When someone tells you they are going to do something, and then they don’t do it.”

What is something people would be surprised to know about you? “I love the show ‘Criminal Minds.’”

What are your future aspirations? “I have 34 years; I would really like to reach 40 years of federal service, and then retire.”