TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT

Depot paves the way for 508 compliance norms

Story by Alexandria Soller on 10/09/2018 Market trends and innovation are behind Tobyhanna Army Depot's initiatives to drive positive change and enable a more inclusive environment for personnel with disabilities. Any employee who creates or publishes information, whether it is on the depot's network or for local use, must ensure
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Award winner says teamwork essential to success

Supervisors and coworkers have several opportunities each year to acknowledge the accomplishments of one's peers via the Tobyhanna Army Depot Incentive Awards Program. Robert Adams, Production Management Directorate's Planning Branch chief, was named Supervisor of the Quarter for the second quarter of fiscal 2018. As a logistician he plays a
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Depot personnel hone skills during exercise

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/01/2018 An early morning phone call brought Tobyhanna Army Depot's licensed mental health practitioner face-to-face with a disgruntled and irrational employee at the start of an annual functional exercise. Exercise officials scripted five individual scenes designed to evaluate how well personnel respond to emergency scenario
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Survey says . . . Tobyhanna Pines residents living large in a small neighborhood

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 09/17/2018 One of the Army's smallest family housing areas scored so well on this year's resident survey, the installation earned a national award for service excellence. Residents of Tobyhanna Pines spoke highly of their government-owned, tree-covered neighborhood when responding to the Army Resident Satisfaction and
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Army depots join forces to repair military helicopters

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 09/06/2018 An electronics integrated systems mechanic at one of Tobyhanna Army Depot's Forward Repair Activities plays an integral role in repairing the Army's primary medium-lift, rotary-wing helicopter. For several years, Santiago "Jim" Gonzales has joined forces with Corpus Christi Army Depot, to provide specialized service
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Projects redefine landscape, breathe life into older structures

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 08/16/2018 It won't be long before Tobyhanna Army Depot razes what remains of a military hospital built to receive casualties from the invasion of Japan during World War II. Although that invasion did not occur and the hospital was never fully used, the 19 single-story
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Emergency responders share plans for rescue task force

Story by Samantha Hill on 08/13/2018 In an emergency situation, fire and law enforcement officials respond differently, using their own jargon and tactics. Throughout the country and across the Army Materiel Command, communities are bridging that gap before an emergency happens. "If we were to have an active assailant o
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Tobyhanna performs depot-level repairs on Army detection system

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 08/08/2018 Michael Marsh, electronics worker, updates software and repairs hardware on the AN/VSS-6A Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) mission computer. Tobyhanna Army Depot was recently designated the Depot Source of Repair for nine components on the Army's counter-improvised explosive device system. The HMDS is designed
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Soldier bids farewell to his dream job

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 08/02/2018 At the tender age of 7, Sgt. Maj. Paul Watson knew exactly what he wanted to do with his life. Influenced by the Jamaican soldiers of his youth, he was determined to join the military as soon as possible. His family arrived in the
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Depot fosters decades-long community service effort

Story by Alexandria Soller on 07/24/2018 The earliest records of the American National Red Cross blood drives at Tobyhanna Army Depot date back to 1954. The depot boasts a long history of support to communities in northeastern Pennsylvania. The American Red Cross monthly drives continue to be a community service
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Depot singles out employees who push the envelope

Story by James Lentz on 07/24/2018 It's the warfighters that benefit from employees who simply insist on redefining processes and pushing the envelope at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Coworkers and leaders singled out two such employees for going that extra mile. Finish Inspector Edward Pitcavage and Mechanical Engineering Technician Robert VanBrunt,
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