Tobyhanna Army Depot

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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Run-flat machine helps employees get Soldiers where they need to go

Story by Justin Eimers on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. A new machine recently installed here will save time, money and improve the safety of personnel in the depot's Tactical Vehicle Branch. One effort of branch employees involves removing run-flat inserts from damaged tires of High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
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Lean tools, teamwork garner Army-level award for excellence

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Tobyhanna employees earned a Department of the Army award for using Lean Six Sigma tools to save more than $1 million over three years by simplifying the overhaul and repair processes for an air drop system. The 2016 Army Lea
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Field techs train, hone skills on new Army surveillance system

Story by Justin Eimers on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. From a Colombian airbase in the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) to a French base in the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), Tobyhanna Army Depot personnel provide a distinctive set of skills to sites around the globe supporting a state-of-the-art Army surveillance
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Power of the punch

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Mike Pagnotti, a metal forming machine operator here, sets up the tools to run a job on the multi-station punch press in the depot's Fabrication and Assembly Division. The turret on this machine holds 34 different tools, which allows the
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Trek across desert terrain honors Bataan survivors, remembers fallen

Story by Justin Eimers on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. On April 9, 1942, tens of thousands of U.S. and Filipino soldiers became prisoners of war to the Japanese. The soldiers, deprived of food, water, and medical attention, were forced to march 65 miles through treacherous conditions to confinement cam
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Installers complete command center tech refresh early

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. A handful of Tobyhanna employees rallied round the Army's Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) office to complete a critical hardware refresh seven months ahead of schedule. The technicians helped the EIS Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program (I3MP) finish the first Home
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State-of-the-art equipment powers radar testing

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Tobyhanna Army Depot manages multiple planar near-field antenna measurement systems that are located in climate controlled chambers. The Near Field Probes use state-of-the-art measurement equipment built around a proven scanner positioning system. These facilities provide an excellent resource for near-field
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Advanced artillery system training reinforces warfighter readiness

Story by Justin Eimers on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. As software sustainment continues to drive warfighter readiness, equipment and information technology specialists from Tobyhanna Army Depot are equipping Soldiers with critical knowledge for all weapons systems through Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) training. Depot personnel at Fort
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Action to reduce future costs earns DoD award

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. An innovative engineering solution developed here was named one of the best value engineering proposals in the Defense Department for fiscal 2016. Team Tobyhanna personnel accepted the Value Engineering Achievement Award for the team engineering category during a recent ceremony
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Summit brings Army industry leaders new perspective

Story by SGT Eben Boothby on 09/05/2017 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - To develop efficient and effective management practices, Army Organic Industrial Base commanders met at Army Materiel Command headquarters for a summit Aug. 28-30. A crucial element of the national defense strategy, the Army Organic Industrial Base consists of 23
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