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News | Oct. 11, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Krystle Ordaz

By DLA Distribution Public Affairs

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” focuses on the Spanish name Esperanza, meaning hope or expectation. Throughout this month, we celebrate Hispanic heritage month by reflecting on the past contributions Hispanics have made and will continue to make in the future, recognizing that we are all stronger together.

DLA Distribution is honored to highlight Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers:

My name is:

Krystle Ordaz

I am:

Administrative Support Assistant, DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas

Describe your job in a sentence:

I manage the DDCT Command Team’s schedule and manage all command level programs to include awards, workforce development (training), special leave, travel and protocol.

How long have you worked at DLA?

Six years

What is your favorite thing about working for DLA?

The family-like environment

What are your best memories of being in the DLA workforce?

Our work gatherings for holidays.

What is one thing you’d like others to know about your heritage?

Family means everything but is not only limited to just relatives, but it also includes friends being family, too.

Why is it important to you that we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?

It is important to see just how far we have come over the years and to be proud of our success as Hispanics.