Electronics Mechanic James Serafin, left, and Nicholas Prehotsky, electronics worker, conduct testing of a Man Transportable Robotic System at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

Man Transportable Robotic Systems testing underway at Tobyhanna

Engineers are conducting testing on robotic unmanned ground vehicles in an effort that could bring future robotics work here.

The Program Manager for Unmanned Ground Vehicles selected Tobyhanna to conduct a proof of concept for potential upgrades to the Army's medium-class robotics fleet. ...READ MORE

Jonathan McBride, electronics equipment specialist, puts a network switch in a transit case after replacing a faulty power supply. McBride helped raise more than $59,000 last year by volunteering to support more than 30 fundraisers.

Hobby drives volunteer to help veterans

Veterans Helping Veterans" are words to live by according to one Tobyhanna Army Depot employee.

Electronics Equipment Specialist Jonathan McBride helped raise more than $59,000 last year by volunteering to support more than 30 fundraisers. He is the commander of Chapter 15-1, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association near Fort Bragg, N.C. ...READ MORE

Paul Miele, air conditioning equipment mechanic at Tobyhanna Army Depot, teaches Sgt. Michelle Roy the correct technique for brazing refrigeration copper used on an Air Defense and Airspace Management System environmental control unit. Roy is a utilities equipment repairer assigned to an Army National Guard unit in Maine.

Technicians, National Guard work side-by-side to hone skills

School was in session for dozens of Soldiers who provide service and support for automotive track and wheeled vehicles, as well as communication and electronics equipment.

Members of the Maine Army National Guard's 152nd Component Repair Company (CRC) spent two weeks at Tobyhanna Army Depot ...READ MORE

James Hummel, a process improvement specialist at Tobyhanna Army Depot, developed a method to eliminate electrical cable rework, earning a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

Inventive ideas worth millions at Tobyhanna

James Hummel earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for his work improving Tobyhanna's NETT Warrior cable production, which resulted in an increase of first pass yield from 35 to 95 percent.

Employees implemented new methods to drive up the percentage of NETT Warrior cables made correctly without any rework or corrective action (first pass yield). ...READ MORE

Michael McDermott, a sandblaster at Tobyhanna Army Depot, protects the windows on an AN/TSW-7A Air Traffic Control Center with cardboard and metal cutouts before the system is sandblasted.

Inventive ideas worth millions at Tobyhanna

Creative changes are being tracked here to see if they add up to big bucks.

Supervisors in two directorates recently discovered their employees saved more than $200,000 by developing and implementing three internal process improvements. ...READ MORE

Headlines

Personal code of conduct drives award winners

Tobyhanna exceeds international quality standards

Team Tobyhanna is fabricating thousands of electrical and mechanical components for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Tobyhanna's volunteer of the year admits he's an easy mark

Packaging expert thinks outside the box

Tobyhanna lands Gray Eagle Ground Control Station repairs

Tobyhanna edges closer to building modernization start date

Stressing safety: Tobyhanna claims governor's award

News Notes

Tobyhanna Claims Governor's Award
Pennsylvania officials named Team Tobyhanna's safety program one of the best in the Commonwealth. Stressing safety at Tobyhanna secured the 2013 Governor's Award for Safety Excellence. Ten organizations across the state were chosen from 56 competitors to receive the annual award.

Retail store opens in August
Opening day for the Tobyhanna Office Express Store has been rescheduled because of construction delays. The centrally-located base supply store will open to Government Purchase Cardholders (GPC) on Aug. 1. The store will stock typical office supplies, maintenance and janitorial supplies and other common use items. Cardholders may purchase items in person, by phone, fax, e-mail or online. To take advantage of the online service, shoppers must create an account at bscexpress.com. A 30,000-item catalog is also available to shoppers.

Did You Know

June 1 (thru Aug. 31) 1916: Field Hospital and Ambulance Companies No. 6, Fort Ethan Allen, Vt., were sent to Tobyhanna to conduct training.

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.

SOLAR POWERED
A 27-space solar carport was completed at the depot in 2013 with an annual electricity production of about 76,000 kilowatt-hours. (Photo by Steve Grzezdzinski)


Depot Status

Tobyhanna is OPEN
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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 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 23 July, 2014