Lt. Col. Maxime Casteleyn, commander of the 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Machinist Chris Shaffer discuss capabilities of the Omax Water Jet machine as it prepares to cut plexiglass at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

'Exceptional' training increases readiness for guardsman

Nearly 100 Soldiers from the 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard (ILARNG), spent two weeks in 10 depot shops last month honing their skills through a wide and diverse range of training.


Rob Callis, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, uses the visual management device he created to account for the AN/APR-39 parts during assembly.

Quick wins lead to big wins for Tobyhanna

Contrary to popular belief, cost savings do not have to be the result of ideas generated within a Lean event. Employees can implement internal processes to generate savings, which is exactly what happened in one cost center here.


Electrician David Hudak installs a new outdoor bridge port on Building 439 at Red River Army Depot, which will provide wireless network connectivity to and from other buildings on the installation.

Army depot weaves wireless network

Nearly half of 13 selected installations across the Army Materiel Command (AMC) have been equipped with Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) capabilities thanks to depot personnel.


Staff Sgt. Mathew Walker, Prime Power technician, tests the resistance of the transformer connections using a digital low resistance ohmmeter at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

Powered Up: Soldiers partner with Tobyhanna to keep lights on

An elite team of Soldiers joins forces with Team Tobyhanna every year to ward off sudden power outages at the largest facility in the world that repairs and maintains communications electronics equipment for the Armed Forces.


Edwina Best, a materials handler supervisor at Tobyhanna Army Depot, was recently promoted to sergeant major in her Army Reserve unit. She plans to work on a promotion to command sergeant major in the near future.

Army civilian Lean event increases output for Air Force trainer

In the early-1980s, Edwina Best worked in a hospital in New Jersey, and although she liked her job, it just wasn't enough.


Brian Moran, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, cleans, repairs and tests the wire harness that runs through an AN/TPS-75 Radar System shelter. The harness can actually be broken down into roughly 50 smaller, more manageable cables. The cables are used to power the light fixtures, fans, electrical outlets, audio and video controls along with the monitors that receive feedback from the radar. The AN/TPS-75 is a deployable/transportable radar system capable of providing long range radar data to support operations and control of tactical aircraft. The AN/TPS-75 is the primary transportable aerospace control and warning radar used by the Air Force.

Harnessing the power: Army civilian supports Air Force radar

The days of vintage red and green floor tiles in the hallways of Building 11 are numbered as Tobyhanna Army Depot forges ahead with plans to modernize multiple levels of the administration building, among other things.



Power source improves battery life, $8M cost avoidance

Journey to government partnership hot topic at showcase

Wireless network increases computer capabilities, improves automation

Michigan guardsmen hone combat skills in depot shops

Team Tobyhanna fields upgraded Firefinders in Korea

News Notes

Visitor Control Center (VCC)
The Tobyhanna Visitor Control Center (VCC) at the Scranton
Gate is now open. Operating hours are Monday thru Friday,
6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Employees and residents should make
visitors aware of this change. Visitors during these hours
will be required to report through the VCC for background
check verification, visitor badging and vehicle/parking permit
unless in possession of a valid Common Access Card,
Tobyhanna Badge, or active/reserve/dependent/retiree DoD
ID card (DD Form 2).
Questions should be directed to the Security Operations
Desk at (570) 615-7550.


Did You Know

July 26-27, 1923: Camp Tobyhanna inspected by Maj. Gen. William J. Snow, U.S. Army Chief of Field Artillery.

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The Department of the Army’s Office of the Provost Marshal General, in conjunction with the Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7, approved a new Army anti-terrorism awareness program.

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Stars and Stripes

The Stars and Stripes fly high above the depot.

Depot Status

Tobyhanna is OPEN
for all shifts.

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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

Provide Superior Logistics Support
including Sustainment, Fabrication, Integration and Field Support to Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR)
Systems for the Joint Warfighter-Worldwide.

Vision Statement

The Department of Defense C4ISR Logistics Support Center of Choice for Warfighter Readiness and Transformation.


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Last update 23 September, 2015