Letterkenny Army Depot –
The Letterkenny Army Depot workforce commemorated the 80th anniversary of the depot’s establishment with a ceremony held July 28.
Maj. Gen. Todd Royar, commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, provided the keynote speech for the event. As a subordinate command of AMCOM, Letterkenny supports an air and missile defense mission.
“The workforce makes a difference at LEAD every single day. You, the workforce, allow the Army to win. Winning matters, and you make it happen. We are Army strong,” Royar remarked.
The ceremony was officiated by Letterkenny Commander, Col. Ricky L. Allbritton. As the depot’s 51st commander, Allbritton’s leadership focuses on the depot’s people, modernization and readiness priorities.
“The LEAD workforce is comprised of talented employees with diverse skillsets ranging from skilled artisans to talented engineers to inspirational leaders,” Allbritton said. “Our team is agile, adaptable, dedicated to the warfighter, and we embody the Army values.”
Allbritton also focused on the depot’s historical significance in the community. Citing the depot’s origins when the Secretary of War issued a directive to acquire the land and establish the depot in 1942, Allbritton emphasized the importance of the community’s support to Letterkenny’s continued success.