ON THE JOB AT TOBYHANNA
December 17, 2007
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Trevor Minor grades fill dirt for the parking lot extension project.
As a equipment operator, Minor and 27 coworkers assigned to the Utilities and Grounds Division, Public Works Directorate, are responsible for the interior and exterior maintenance and repair of the depot's buildings and structures, roads and grounds, outside water distribution, including water mains and fire hydrants, and storm water and sanitary sewer systems. They are also responsible for the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant operations, including maintenance and repair of six artesian wells.
The branch executes the requirements of overhaul, special fabrication and manufacturing for Command, Control, Computer, and Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, subassemblies and components as well as a wide variety of weapons systems, equipment and associated components for the Armed Forces and other government agencies.
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 ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. Tobyhanna's missions support all branches of the Armed Forces.
About 5,300 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania.
Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the C-E LCMC. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., C-E LCMC's mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.