TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT

Depot award winner advocates a team approach to leadership success

Story by Alexandria Soller on 03/25/2019 Harry S. Truman, 33rd president of the United States and former colonel in the United States Army, once said, "It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." Keith Weinschenk, lead process improvement specialist and Tobyhanna Army
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Officials map out plan of action for a mission on the move

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 03/25/2019 The wait is nearly over for Team Tobyhanna personnel to take up residence in new forever homes or move to temporary swing spaces as part of the depot's modernization strategy. An experienced group of Installation Services Directorate employees, known for their deft handling of
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AMC hosts first Rescue Task Force Seminar

Story by MAJ Elizabeth Behring on 03/22/2019 A jug of water, first aid kit, warm blanket: all just a few things travelers should consider keeping in their cars in case of emergency. While one hopes to never use them, preparedness is key, something Chuck Davis, Army Materiel Command's fire and
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Depot assists National Guard, providing urgent repairs

Story by Alexandria Soller on 03/15/2019 Urgent depot-level repairs needed by the Pennsylvania National Guard 28th Infantry Division warranted Tobyhanna Army Depot make a trip to Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA during the first week of March. Four technicians worked with soldiers from across three brigades to repair, troubleshoot and
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Staying ahead of modernization requirements, ensuring readiness

Story by Alexandria Soller on 03/01/2019 The United States Army's modernization strategy has one focus: make Soldiers and units more lethal to win our nation's wars, then come home safely. Tobyhanna Army Depot is constantly striving to stay in line with those efforts to leverage commercial innovation, as well a
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Determination fuels reservist's drive to succeed

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 02/20/2019 Six years ago, Cpl. Robert McAvoy thought the best way to serve his country was to use his skills to keep the Army's lines of communication open. McAvoy was named Tobyhanna's Warfighter of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2019 during a ceremony
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Management tool transforms day-to-day operations

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 01/28/2019 Renewed interest in the untapped potential of a management tool is transforming the way companies approach day-to-day business. Although sales and operations planning (S&OP) has been around for decades, it's gaining fresh momentum at Tobyhanna Army Depot. A cadre of management experts here are
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Depot improves processes, multiplying capability to provide warfighter readiness

Story by Alexandria Soller on 01/28/2019 Surely, you've heard the phrase, "You can't fix what isn't broken." That may be true, but Team Tobyhanna is continuously looking for ways to improve its processes with an overall goal of providing Army readiness. Joseph M. Samsell, mechanical engineering technician, found a way
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Soldiers reap the benefits of new radio repair process

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 01/17/2019 Customers are spending less than $20 on replacement parts to fix defective battery circuit cards in military airborne radios on the recommendation of Tobyhanna Army Depot personnel. Three electronics mechanics and one writer-editor used the Army Suggestion Program to illustrate how purchasing battery cell
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Depot emergency respondeers pioneer new active shooter training

Story by Alexandria Soller on 12/27/2018 In recent years, active attack incidents have been on the rise. This year alone, statistics show there were nearly as many mass shootings as days. Plus, the number of active shooter incidents in the United States were the highest they've been in 17 years.
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Radar restoration gets rave reviews

History came to life at Tobyhanna Army Depot as technicians put finishing touches on a decades-old radar set scheduled for static display in the new National Museum of the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Establishing a partnership with the museum to restore the AN/FPN-40 radar set sparked a memory
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