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Tooele Army Depot

Storage Site
1729 S Main St, Tooele, UT 84074

Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) is a United States Army post in Tooele County, Utah. It serves as a storage site for war reserve and training ammunition.


The depot stores, issues, receives, renovates, modifies, maintains and demilitarizes conventional munitions. The depot also serves as the National Inventory Control Point for ammunition peculiar equipment, developing, fabricating, modifying, storing and distributing such equipment to all services and other customers worldwide. TEAD provides base support to Deseret Chemical Depot.


Tooele Army Depot originally opened in 1942 during the early phase of U.S. involvement in World War II. The workforce at the post is now primarily composed of civilians. A full colonel serves as the commander. 

The mission of the Tooele Army Depot is expanded to include facilities for general storage and equipment testing. The capabilities of the base include explosive performance testing, robotics, logistical support, non-destructive testing, machining, fabrication, repair, laser cutting, Slurry Emulsion Manufacturing and demilitarization.

Arriving at Tooele
The mission of Tooele Army Depot is such that public access is limited. Anyone non-employee personal requesting access must contact to the Identification and Registration office at 435-833-2205.

Base Population

There are approximately 2,609 military personnel, contractors and civilians assigned to the Tooele Army Depot.