Photo Credit: Mr. Steve Grzezdzinski (CECOM)

Mobile Depot Maintenance Leader James Ratowski, left, and Sandblaster Jonathan Grebb work on a Navy Rolling Airframe Missile MK-49 Guided Missile Launcher Switching Multiplex Unit at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

Army technicians support Navy missile launcher

A new mission here supporting the Navy's ability to defend itself is on schedule and growing. Team Tobyhanna technicians met with Naval Surface Warfare Center experts two years ago, to outline a program to refurbish components of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) MK-49 Guided Missile Launching System.

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Tobyhanna Army Depot supports a multi-year, multi-million dollar mission to modernize a satellite communications system used by the entire Defense Department.

Tobyhanna Army Depot, partners modernize worldwide satellite communications system

Army civilians here are engaged in a worldwide, multi-year, multi-million dollar mission to modernize a satellite communications system used by the entire Defense Department.

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Electrician Dave Lyons installs the wiring harnesses for the environmental control unit during the rough wire install stage of an AN/ASM-146 overhaul. Lyons is a member of the Tobyhanna Army Depot's Electronic Shelter System Branch. Electricians and sheet metal mechanics upgrade and assemble new build and overhaul AN/ASM-146 and 147 Electronics Shop Vans. Personnel perform duties such as installing environmental control unit frames, rivnuts for signal and entrance panels, floor plates, storage racks and lighting systems, and applying touch up paint where necessary. The AN/ASM-146 is a field maintenance shelter used to make repairs on military equipment. The AN/ASM-147 is a mobile storage facility used by Soldiers in the field. The branch is part of the depot's Systems Integration and Support Directorate.

Army civilians overhaul electronics shop vans

Electrician Dave Lyons installs the wiring harnesses for the environmental control unit during the rough wire install stage of an AN/ASM-146 overhaul.

Lyons is a member of the Tobyhanna Army Depot's Electronic Shelter System Branch...

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Tobyhanna personnel, supporting U.S. Central Command overseas operations, upgraded and delivered more than 40 Modular Autonomous Guidance Units for the Joint Precision Air Drop System in less than 10 days.

Tobyhanna's quick response delivers readiness for CENTCOM operations

Personnel here, supporting U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) overseas operations, upgraded and delivered more than 40 Modular Autonomous Guidance Units (MAGU) for the Joint Precision Air Drop System (JPADS) in less than 10 days.

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Electronics Mechanic John Triboski prepares Nett Warrior cables for inspection at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Triboski works in the Tactical Data Cable Branch.

Nett Warrior cables surpass expectations

Employees just completed the second full year of cable production for Project Manager Soldier Warrior (PM SWAR) cutting unit cost in half while engineering a superior cable. Employees just completed the second full year of cable production for Project Manager Soldier Warrior (PM SWAR) cutting unit cost in half while engineering a superior cable.

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Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, watches Tom Yanochko, an electronics mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, demonstrate how employees upgrade components in an air drop system used by Air Force cargo aircraft

AMC commanding general: "Great work by people here"

Gen. Dennis Via, the U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior officer, paid his third visit to what he called "one of the crown jewels" of the Army.

Via toured several Tobyhanna Army Depot facilities, including electro-optics/night vision, Firefinder, Multiple Threat Emitter Systems and Marine Corps radars.

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Tobyhanna Army Depot's Paul Sumski and Wendy Gross, and WNEP TV's Ryan Leckey (middle), ran the 2014 NYC Marathon, raising more than $310,000 for Allied Services through the 2014 Ryan's Run campaign.

Army civilians raise money, finish NYC Marathon

For the average person, completing a marathon is a testament to their physical fitness, stamina and mental toughness. But for two depot employees, completing this year's New York City Marathon on Nov. 2 meant so much more.

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Supply Systems Analyst Tia Martini's Green Belt Project reveals Tobyhanna Army Depot is in the midst of a huge culture change where cost must be the business focus alongside providing value to the customer.

Green Belt resolves matter of excess inventory, saves millions

A simple click of a computer mouse is helping personnel here eliminate excess inventory, saving millions in storage and maintenance fees over the next three years.

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Headlines

MedEvac training teaches aeromedical skills, safety

Career Ordnance Corps member earns Sharpe Award

Asset recovery mission reclaims, recycles C4ISR equipment

Electro-mechanical work shop surpasses 10-year safety record

Army civilians maintain key mobile satellite terminal

 
News Notes

Holiday hours set
The depot will be closed on the following dates during the holidays: Dec. 24, 25 and 26, and Jan. 1 and 2.

The commissary will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 22 and 23; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 30, 31 and Jan. 2 and, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 3. The store will be closed Dec. 21, 25 and 26, Dec. 28, 29 and Jan. 1.

Scholarship forms available
The Scholarships for Military Children Program can help offset the cost of a college education with a $2,000 scholarship. For details, call (570) 615-7709 or send email to militaryscholar@scholarshipmanagers.com. An applicant must be a dependent, unmarried child, younger than 21-or 23, if enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university-of a service member on active duty, Reserve or Guard member, retiree or survivor of a military member who died while on active duty, or survivor of a retiree. Appl. deadline is Feb. 13.

Team Tobyhanna donates time
Since 1988, more than 4,000 personnel have donated to the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (VLTP) helping 725 coworkers who exhausted their annual and sick leave because of a personal or family medical emergency - over 69,324 hours of annual leave.

Did You Know

Dec. 12, 1933: Permission was granted to the bureau to house homeless and transients at the post's "Transient Camp." The 500-man camp lasted about two years.



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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Featured Photo
An image of the renovated Scranton Gate located near the intersection of Route 611 and Interstate 380 opened for business on Dec. 5.

WINTER IN TOBYHANNA
(Photo by Steve Grzezdzinski)


Depot Status

Tobyhanna is OPEN
for all shifts.

click here for additional information and Production Operation and Holiday Schedule.

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 Warfi ghter-Worldwide.

Vision Statement

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


 

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Last update 18 December, 2014