Tobyhanna Army Depot

Caring for generations of children, Youth Services celebrates 30 years

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 01/03/2018 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. In the late 1980s a new program director introduced the Army-sponsored In-Home Child Care Program to caregivers living in eight of Tobyhanna Army Depot's 40 military family housing units. Today she leads a staff of 36 in caring for nearly
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Warfighters reap benefits of Far East repair shop

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 12/20/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. A new Communications Security (COMSEC) Forward Repair Activity (FRA) located at Camp Humphreys will provide equipment support for 8th Army units stationed or deployed to the Republic of Korea. Officials predict the venture will decrease turnaround times for critical equipment
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Team Tobyhanna achieves Net Zero goal 2 years early

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 12/12/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Technology and team work were instrumental in reducing water use at Tobyhanna Army Depot by more than 50 percent two years ahead of the Net Zero 2020 goal. Environmental experts here were relentless when it came to implementing water-efficient tool
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Molding color cables reduces cycle time, cuts customer costs

Story by Anthony Ricchiazzi on 12/11/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. A customer's requirement to change the color of cables resulted in a cost avoidance of $1.7 million through fiscal year 2019. The Nett Warrior program has generated more cable fabrication here than any other program at Tobyhanna. So far, more
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Training system upgrade improves Soldier readiness

Story by Anthony Ricchiazzi on 12/07/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Soldiers now have a more dependable training system thanks to Tobyhanna Army Depot. An engineering solution developed to solve problems with a communications interface has improved the dependability of systems that give feedback in training scenarios. The solution resulted i
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Tobyhanna offers array of Firefinder services to foreign customers

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 11/22/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Interest in excess defense articles (EDA) continues to bolster relationships between Tobyhanna Army Depot and many of the Army's international partners through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. As excess Army AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder radars are being made available, U.S. Army
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Tobyhanna assists testing of encryption solution

Story by Anthony Ricchiazzi on 11/17/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Tobyhanna is assisting the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to provide the Army with universal network encryption in the ongoing effort to eliminate the risk from cyber threats. Technicians from the C4ISR Directorate's Communications Security (COMSEC) Branch here worked with
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Roundtable sparks green ideas to preserve, enhance installation

Story by Justin Eimers on 11/07/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. For the past two decades, Tobyhanna Army Depot has pledged to preserve and enhance the environment it calls home. In that time, depot personnel have sought out the best practices from local, regional and national industry partners and the wisdom
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Quarterly award winners stand out from the crowd

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 11/07/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. A successful organization needs both inspirational leaders and sound managers, common traits among Tobyhanna's quarterly award winners. Electronics Mechanic Jason Simyan and Communications Security (COMSEC) Account Manager Michael Schramm were selected Tobyhanna Army Depot's Employees of the Quarter for the
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Trench rescue: Firefighters hone skills to save lives

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 11/01/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Firefighters here participate in Trench Rescue training, which consists of classroom instruction and field exercises, to hone skills needed to safely execute trench rescue operations. The training curriculum covered topics such as rescue incident management, trench configuration and soil types,
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Powering the warfighter

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Spc. Jerrod Luetje, left, engineer equipment mechanic, Spc. Zach Houseman, generator mechanic, and Allan Payne, general equipment mechanic, install new fuel lines and rewire a control panel on a Satellite Transportable Terminal generator. Sixty-two Soldiers assigned to the Iowa National
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