Tobyhanna names Busher new Branch Chief


Tobyhanna Army Depot, PA. – [Bath resident] Thomas Busher is chief of the depot’s Systems Integration and Support/Communications Master Production Scheduling Branch, Production Management Directorate. He supervises employees who schedule workload to meet customer delivery requirements and provide a balanced production schedule within the depot’s repair shops.

Prior to his current position, Busher was a logistics management specialist in the Overhaul Systems and Support Branch.  He began his depot career in June 2003.

Busher is a 1975 graduate of Weatherly High School.  In 1981, he earned an Associate in Engineering Technology Degree from Penn State University, Hazleton Campus.

He is a member of Holy Family Church in Nazareth.  His hobbies include hiking, fishing and jogging.  Busher also coaches youth track and field and cross-country teams within the Allentown diocese. 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 5,600 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania.

Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command.  Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the command’s
mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.