TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT

Workforce recognizes successful supervisors

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 07/09/2019 Great leaders are well-known for motivating their teams, creating trust and empowering others to achieve greatness. These character traits exemplify the careers of three veteran Tobyhanna Army Depot supervisors. Senior leaders and peers applauded Chet Schultz, chief of the Navigation Systems and Flight Control
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Sustaining data delivery on the future Army network

To build a network that will last, the Army is planning how to maintain and repair its many components while they're still being developed. by Maj. Gen. Randy S. Taylor In September 2017, the U.S. Army made a startling, but necessary, announcement: It would halt development of the Warfighter Informatio
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Passing of the flag, Army Depot's new senior leader takes command

Story by Alexandria Soller on 06/28/2019 In a time-honored tradition, Col. John McDonald, assumed command of Tobyhanna Army Depot, becoming the 33rd commander, during a change of command ceremony on June 17. The traditional military ceremony, which includes the passing of the depot's flag, took place before hundreds of depot
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Simple changes strengthen Soldier readiness

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 06/28/2019 Improved communication between job shop employees has resulted in vast improvements to how precision measuring devices are repaired at Tobyhanna Army Depot. The actions taken as part of a green belt project earned high praise at an annual Department of the Army competition. Tobyhanna
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Local Soldier earns Warfighter of the Quarter award

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 06/03/2019 A positive attitude and focus on the future is a local Soldier's key to success. Sgt. Christopher Utter was named Tobyhanna Army Depot's Warfighter of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019 during a ceremony at the Pocono Raceway NASCAR event on June
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Depot, community bands together to celebrate the brave

Story by Alexandria Soller on 05/29/2019 Martin Luther king Jr. once said, "If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live;" and for the brave men and women of the Armed Forces that is the United States of America. No matter the branch
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Depot, first in the Department of Defense to attain ISO 45001 certification

Story by Alexandria Soller on 05/29/2019 Tobyhanna Army Depot's ability to adapt its safety program to meet new international standards earned accolades from inspectors, who recently certified the organization's transition from the (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) OHSAS 18001 to the (International Organization for Standardization) ISO 45001 certification. Continuou
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Quarterly awards emphasize notable achievements

Story by Thomas Robbins on 05/29/2019 Tobyhanna Army Depot employees use words like dynamic, committed, eager, and role model to describe colleagues who are great at their jobs. Sharon Calpin and Steven Perrego were recently named Tobyhanna Army Depot Employees of the Quarter for the second quarter, in the junior
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Tobyhanna, West Point team to lean processes

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 05/17/2019 Army future leaders and depot personnel used Lean Six Sigma (LSS) problem solving methodology to develop a better way to fabricate cables and repair altimeters. Tobyhanna Army Depot partners with the United States Military Academy West Point (New York) annually to provide a LSS
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Teamwork primes training devices, boosts combat readiness

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 05/10/2019 In the largest public-private partnership (P3) in Tobyhanna Army Depot history, the organic industrial base facility joined forces with Lockheed Martin to repair thousands of laser-based training devices fielded throughout the Army. Team Tobyhanna is scheduled to repair more than 90,000 pieces of man-wor
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Personnel cultivate plus side of painful experiences, earn award

Story by Jacqueline Boucher on 05/06/2019 The plus side of painful experiences is that they can drive people to do incredible things. The challenges faced while serving the warfighter were motivation for two civilian employees to become key components of Soldier readiness. Electronics Worker John Ross and Field Software Engineer
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