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4 Army civilians reach career milestones

Photo of employees being recognized for their years of service

From left, Deputy Commander Frank Zardecki, Arlene Soboleski, Brian Hutz, John Howard, Herb Shirey and depot commander Col. Gerhard P.R. Schröter attend the Length of Service ceremony held Sept. 25 at Tobyhanna Army Depot.   (U.S. Army photo by Steve Grzezdzinski)

Four Tobyhanna Army Depot employees were recognized for their years of government service during the Length of Service ceremony on Sept. 25.

Brian Hutz — 30 years, electronics engineer, Business Development Division, Business Management Directorate.

Arlene Soboleski — 30 years, secretary, Materiel Management Division, Production Management Directorate.

John Howard — 30 years, director, Information Management Directorate.

Herb Shirey — 30 years, chief of staff, Office of the Commander.

In addition to service certificates and pins, employees with 30 years receive a framed American flag that includes a photo of the depot signed by their coworkers.

Honorees who attend the Length of Service ceremony also receive a four-hour time-off award.  Depot commander Col. Gerhard P.R. Schröter and Deputy Commander Frank Zardecki presented the awards.

Tobyhanna Army Depot is the Defense Department’s largest center for the repair, overhaul and fabrication of a wide variety of electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network.  Tobyhanna’s missions support all branches of the Armed Forces.

About 3,700 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. 

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