2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS

2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS

Mission statement

The 2nd Battalion of the 340th Regiment is a multi-component training support battalion. The Stalker Battalion's mission is to provide training assistance, support, and evaluation to Reserve/National Guard Component CS/CSS units in order to enhance individual and unit provide combat support, combat service support and survive during sustained combat operations. The Stalker battalion headquarters is located in Louisville Kentucky and is comprised of nine subordinate teams and a Headquarters and Headquarters Company. The majority of Soldiers assigned to the Stalker Battalion serve as Observer/Controller/Trainer/Mentors, with the primary mission to deploy to a training site and observe, control, teach and mentor individual Soldiers and Units prior to and/or during Mobilization. This battalion is made up of Soldiers from the Active Component, The United States Army Reserve, and The Army National Guard. We also have Soldiers serving with us from the Operation Warrior Trainer program providing relevant and real time experience in the training we provide. Our Combat Support teams consist of three engineer specific, and one military police/chemical/signal team. Our Combat Service Support teams include three logistic support teams and one medical team. We also maintain an Opposing Force team. The majority of Military Occupation Specialties are represented within our battalion. The Stalker Battalion does not differentiate between components; we are all Soldiers adhering to the Army Standards.

2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS Headlines/News

  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:40:57 EDTFORSCOM

    • U.S. Army Forces Command names Noncommissioned Officer, Soldier of the Year for 2015 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Forces Command named an air defense squad leader from Fort Bragg, N.C., and an infantryman from Fort Drum, N.Y. as the 2015 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the year during a banquet culminating five days of grueling competition at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015.
    • Guardsman to get Soldiers Medal for subduing gunman on train Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSpc. Aleksander R. Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded the Soldiers Medal - the United States Army's highest award for acts of heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
    • Multinational paratroopers jump into Swift Response Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTMore than 1,000 paratroopers from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, the U.K., and the U.S. conducted an Airborne Operation as a part of Exercise Swift Response on the Hohenburg Drop Zone, here, Aug. 26.
    • National Guard medic awarded state's top military honor for heroism Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTStaff Sgt. Marlana Watson was spending a quiet night at her Syracuse home playing video games when the New York Army National Guard medic and Afghan War veteran, heard gunshots coming from the street outside.
    • Devil Brigade ready to begin Operation Swift Response 15 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTParatroopers, assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and six NATO nations arrived to conduct a massive airborne combined joint forcible entry operation on Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas in Germany, Aug. 17 through Sept. 8.
    • Senior NCO says passion, discipline leads Soldiers to top Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe pinnacle of success is exemplified in many different ways across different professions. For some, the measure of success in the enlisted Army profession comes at the achievement of earning the rank of command sergeant major.
    • 173rd Airborne leads three-nation parachute assaults in Bulgaria Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTAVIANO AIRBASE, Italy -- Over 400 paratroopers from 12 NATO countries conducted simultaneous parachute assaults into Balchik and Tenevo Airfields in Bulgaria Aug. 24, 2015 led by the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade to start Exercise Swift Response 15.
    • 20th CBRNE Command supports Prominent Hunt Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) trained with interagency partners in Southern California during Exercise Prominent Hunt, Aug. 13 - 17.
    • Eagle Attack NCOs mentor future leaders Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTNoncommissioned officers with 3rd Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), mentored students participating in cadet troop leader training here from July 17 to Aug. 7.
    • 2-87 Infantry Regiment platoon live fire Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), Fort Drum, N.Y., conduct platoon live fire exercises on Fort Drum Aug. 14.
    • Army advances rapid acquisition for cyber defense Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is moving forward with a unique approach that will enable rapid acquisition of defensive cyber capabilities in response to emerging requirements.
    • 101st, Fort Campbell welcome new deputy commanding general Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell welcomed the new deputy commanding general for support during an Honor Eagle ceremony held Aug. 12 in front of the division headquarters building here.
    • Dailey: NCOs should strive to serve at National Training Center Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey emphasized the importance of the mission of the National Training Center, which trains 10 brigades per year, and was the site of Exercise Joint Forcible Entry Dragon Spear, Aug. 5-6, during a visit here, Aug. 4-6.
    • Troops sharpen skills during leaders course Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Soldiers discover enemy troops planting improvised explosive devices on the road to a weapons of mass destruction site.
    • Freedom 6 Sends Thu, 13 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTGen. Robert B. Abrams, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, sends his first message as the new commander to the officers, noncommissioned officers, Soldiers, and civilians of FORSCOM.
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    • Womack Army Medical Center babies save lives through cord blood donation Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTSuperheroes are born at Womack Army Medical Center, or WAMC, every day. Within 30 seconds of taking their first breath, these babies have potentially saved someone else's life by donating cord blood.
    • US, Poland conduct section live-fire exercise Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTDuring the past few months, U.S. Soldiers, of P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, have been working to build cohesive and responsive teams that are able to perform their duties of scouting ahead for the main body of a U.S. or allied force.
    • Leaders discuss emergency preparedness during exercise Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe sixth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange, or DREE, between U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, and the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, or AFD, kicked off in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 30.
    • Guard, agency conduct major earthquake exercise Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Illinois Emergency Management Agency, along with representatives from other state agencies, National Guard Bureau, U.S. Northern Command, and the Polish Armed Forces participated in an exercise, providing incident management and emergency management teams, agency technical experts and military personnel to support a military's training scenario.
    • Exercise aims toward future of connected training Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTAfter years of conducting training within the confines of the Army's major training areas in Germany, the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command is branching out with a new way to connect training throughout Europe.
    • Army hosts first Armed Forces women's rugby camp Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSixteen service members - half of whom were Soldiers - reported to the military's first training camp for women's rugby, Aug. 23.
    • Paratroopers ensure Global Response Force is always ready to go Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhen paratroopers, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted a Global Response Force training exercise on Fort Bragg, Aug. 20, paratroopers, assigned to the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team - the 82nd Airborne Division's Outload Support Battalion - were ready to facilitate and support the exercise.
    • Army team wins team, individual matches in 3-gun championship Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Army's action shooting team won the four-man team event for the second straight year and several individual first-place titles during the 2015 Rocky Mountain 3-Gun Championship at the National Rifle Association's Whittington Center near Raton, New Mexico, Aug. 13-16.
    • Senior leader course helps military engineers construct path to success Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTIt's day two of the two-week Horizontal Construction Engineers Senior Leader Course on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Soldiers from across the country are gathered at a multi-purpose bridge site taking measurements and working on calculating the rapid classification of fixed bridges.
    • Exercise Swift Response rapidly builds combat power Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTA combined team of multinational aircraft from Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States, carrying equipment and personnel from their countries as well as Italy and Spain, executed an Air-Land operation to build combat power at the Hohenfels Training area as part of Swift Response 15, Aug. 27 - 28.
    • Brain trauma experts talk impact, emerging care options Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe health and longevity of the human brain took center stage at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium during a media roundtable event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Aug. 19, featuring several of the country's premier experts on traumatic brain injury.
    • New Bilateral Security Agreement deadline for contractors to take effect Sept. 1 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTExisting provisions of the Bilateral Security Agreement take full effect Sept. 1, impacting Department of Defense and NATO coalition contractors working in Afghanistan, local officials here said.
    • Fast drones, faster decisions the future for combat injured Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTDuring a break between meetings at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium, Lt. Col. Jennifer Hatzfeld spoke about the concept of innovation in the field of mobile trauma care.
    • Oshkosh wins contract to manufacture joint light tactical vehicle Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTOshkosh Defense was awarded a $6.7 billion contract, Aug. 25, for production of the joint light tactical vehicle.
    • NATO allies jump into Swift Response 15 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTMore than 1,000 paratroopers, from the U.S. Army's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and six other allied nations including Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom conducted an Airborne Joint Forcible Entry mission as a part of Swift Response 15 at Hohenfels Training Area, Aug. 26.
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