TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT

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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Tobyhanna reveals multi-million makeover

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 11/27/2018 A few years ago, Team Tobyhanna set out to change the face of electronics maintenance, taking inspiration from the past and present to reshape its future. The results of the massive, multi-million dollar modernization project were unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. The new
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Combat veteran embraces new job as depot SGM

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 10/31/2018 Shortly after arriving at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Sergeant Maj. Eric Cherry realized his new job was going to be a high point in his long military career. Team Tobyhanna welcomed the combat veteran as their senior enlisted advisor during a ceremony attended by family
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Tobyhanna ends fiscal year on high note

Story by Alexandria Soller on 10/31/2018 "If we continue to keep producing the way we did this past year, we could expect Tobyhanna Army Depot's workload to increase for years to come," said Deputy Commander Frank Zardecki as he praised the workforce for job well done. Team Tobyhanna was able
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Security enterprise worker honored for heartfelt work

Story by Debra Valine on 10/29/2018 During a town hall at New Cumberland Army Depot, Pennsylvania, Maj. Gen. Jeff Drushal, commander of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, named Kimberly Mays the Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of fiscal 2018. Mays is a central case manager o
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Depot creates opportunity to thrive, despite disability employment statistics

Story by Alexandria Soller on 10/18/2018 It is proven that employment is the most lucrative way for all individuals to achieve independence and economic self-sufficiency. According to the National Council on Disability, only 32 percent of working-age people with disabilities are employed despite desire and willingness to work. This barely
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Energy awareness saves money, improves readiness

Story by Megan Gully on 10/15/2018 The Army's ability to accomplish its mission depends on secure, uninterrupted access to energy. Each October, the Army observes Energy Action Month to remind Soldiers, civilians and families that energy is a mission enabler and a force multiplier for a ready and resilient Army.
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