Original Date: 09/15/1997
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), located in Tooele, Utah, is a subordinate installation of the Headquarters, U.S. Army Industrial Operations Command, Rock Island, Illinois. TEAD’s three main missions include Ammunition Operations; Ammunition Equipment Design and Development; and Rail Shop Maintenance and on-site support. TEAD also provides base operations support for tenant activities.
Ammunition storage capabilities at TEAD are one of the largest in the United States. TEAD, the Western Region Tier I Ammunition Depot, is one of four Tier I ammunition depots which receives, stores, issues, renovates, modifies, maintains, and destroys conventional munitions for all Department of Defense services.
The Ammunition Equipment Directorate provides specialized services in ammunition equipment prototype design and development. This ammunition support includes Ammunition Peculiar Equipment used for demilitarization, renovation, modification, modernization, and normal maintenance of conventional-type ammunition, as well as equipment used in the disposal of chemical munitions.
The Defense Nontactical Generator and Rail Equipment Center is located at Hill Air Force Base, 70 miles north of Tooele. This is the only rail overhaul facility in the Department of Defense. Locomotives for military services are overhauled at this location, as well as large rail mounted nontactical generators which are capable of powering small cities. The facility also provides on-site maintenance of Department of Defense locomotives and rolling stock for all services across the nation with its mobile and rail maintenance contract teams.
In addition to the three main mission areas and on-site operations support, TEAD provides base operations support for the Deseret Chemical Depot, the Tooele Chemical Demilitarization Facility, and the Chemical Agent Munitions Disposal System and its activities. TEAD also provides information management services support for the following Army ammunition plants and Army depots: McAlester, Oklahoma; Hawthorne, Nevada; Sierra, California; Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Indiana; Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Colorado; Pueblo Chemical Depot, Colorado; Umatilla Chemical Depot, Oregon; and TASA the Television, Audio Visual Support Activity in Sacramento, California.
TEAD employs 510 civilians, two military, and 163 contractor personnel. The Depot owns 25,173 acres of land, 260 buildings, 259 Base Realignment and Closure buildings, and a total of 920 storage igloos, above ground magazines, and warehouses. The total storage capacity at the Depot is 2,483,000 square feet. The Depot has an annual operating budget of $69,189,000, with an annual payroll of $38,964,000. Annual local procurement exceeds $4,500,000.
TEAD headquarters, located 35 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah, was originally named the Tooele Ordnance Depot and was established at Tooele as a World War II Ordnance Corps installation in 1942. Originally constructed as an ordnance depot, Tooele Ordnance Depot began operations as a storage, supply, and repair depot in March 1947. Tooele Ordnance Depot was later transferred from the jurisdiction of the Chief of Ordnance to that of the Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command, effective August 1, 1962, and was renamed Tooele Army Depot.
TEAD was listed on the Base Realignment and Closure list in 1993. Recommendations were to close and transfer the Maintenance and Supply missions by 1999. This was accomplished nearly four years ahead of schedule due to "fast tracking." TEAD is now actively engaged in transferring the 1,707 acre Base Realignment and Closure parcel to the Tooele City Local Reuse Authority. During the realignment, the Depot downsized from more than 3,000 employees to 624 employees.
TEAD’s reuse program has successfully linked Army, state, and local officials to ensure all has been done to expedite transition of the property to the private sector. The Depot's first leasing agreement was signed in November 1995 with Kentuckianna Curb Company, Inc., and nine additional leases were signed in April 1996. The first portion of the excess parcel, which included the 400,000-square foot Consolidated Maintenance Facility, was transferred to the Local Reuse Authority in July 1996 and subsequently sold to Penske Corporation.
Fifteen miles south of TEAD headquarters is the Deseret Chemical Depot. This installation officially transferred from the Industrial Operations Command to the Chemical and Biological Defense Command on October 1, 1996. Forty-four percent of the nation’s stockpile of chemical-filled munitions are stored under high security and safety at this location. The Tooele Chemical Demilitarization Facility and the Chemical Agent Munitions Disposal System are also located at the Deseret Chemical Depot. The Tooele Chemical Demilitarization Facility plant began destruction of the chemical stockpile stored at Deseret Chemical Depot on August 22, 1996.
Major tenant activities at TEAD include the U.S. Army Health Clinic, the U.S. Army Test Measurement Diagnostic Equipment Center, Company C, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, the Utah National Guard, the Department of Defense Printing Service, and the 62nd Ordnance Company Provisional. The BMP survey team considers the following practices to be among the best in government and industry.
TABLE OF ACRONYMS:
The following acronyms were used in this report:
|ACS|| ||Army Community Services|
|AED|| ||Ammunition Equipment Directorate|
|AMC|| ||Army Materiel Command|
|APE|| ||Ammunition Peculiar Equipment|
|ATR|| ||Ammunition Transfer Record|
|BCT|| ||Base Realignment and Closure Clean Up Team|
|BRAC || ||Base Realignment and Closure|
|CAD|| ||Computer-Aided Drawing|
|CAMDS || ||Chemical Agent Munitions Disposal System|
|CBD|| ||Commerce Business Daily|
|CC-K|| ||Condition Code-K|
|CFM|| ||CONUS Freight Management|
|CMF|| ||Consolidated Maintenance Facility|
|CNC|| ||Computer Numerical Control|
|CONUS|| ||Continental United States|
|DCD|| ||Deseret Chemical Depot|
|DFAS|| ||Defense Finance and Accounting Service|
|DGRC || ||Defense Nontactical Generator and Rail Equipment Center|
|DLA|| ||Defense Logistics Agency|
|DOD|| ||Department of Defense|
|DRMS || ||Defense Reutilization and Marketing Services|
|EBD|| ||Environmental Baseline Database|
|EPA|| ||Environmental Protection Agency|
|FAR|| ||Federal Acquisition Regulation|
|FIFO|| ||First In, First Out|
|FWDA|| ||Fort Wingate Depot Activity|
|GBL|| ||Government Bill of Lading|
|GSA|| ||General Services Agency|
|HAZMAT|| ||Hazardous Material|
|HMRT|| ||Hazardous Materials Response Team|
|ID|| ||Intrusion Detection|
|IOC|| ||Industrial Operations Command|
|IMPAC|| ||International Merchants Purchase Authorized Card|
|KPI|| ||Key Performance Indicator|
|LRA|| ||Local Reuse Authority|
|LTL|| ||Less than TruckLoad|
|MSDS || ||Material Safety Data Sheet|
|MSRA || ||Mini Stock Record Account|
|MTMC || ||Military Transportation Management Command|
|MWR|| ||Morale, Welfare, and Recreation|
|NAF|| ||Non-Appropriated Funds|
|NEW|| ||Net Explosive Weight|
|NOV|| ||Notice of Violation|
|R3|| ||Recycle, Recover, Reuse|
|RI/FS|| ||Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study|
|RRS|| ||Rapid Response System|
|SDS|| ||Standard Depot System|
|SPE|| ||Strategic Planning Engine|
|SWOT || ||Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats|
|TEAD || ||Tooele Army Depot|
|TIP|| ||Tooele Initiative Program|
|UGV|| ||Unmanned Ground Vehicle|
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