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.

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    • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat
    • U.S., Canadian EOD troops hold training exercise Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAmerican and Canadian Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops trained to defeat explosive devices at Fort Drum, New York.
    • 1st Brigade grows more lethal, flexible, agile Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Warrior Brigade became stronger and more versatile than ever Friday after it fell in line with the Army's plan in one of the service's largest organizational changes since World War II. Leaders of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) held a transformation ceremony on Fort Drum to welcome former Spartan Soldiers and their unit colors from the recently inactivated 3rd Brigade Combat Team to its ranks.
    • 2nd Brigade Combat Team even more combat-ready, mission-capable Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Commandos," 10th Mountain Division (LI), gathered alongside distinguished guests, Families and friends to celebrate the brigade's transformation during a ceremony Thursday at Magrath Sports Complex. The change occurred after the deactivation of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and it falls in line with the Army's 2020 force restructuring plan. The plan increased the 2nd Brigade Combat Team's total combat power by nearly 1,000 Soldiers gained from the deactivated unit.
    • 2-15 FA works air-assault capability Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, conducted training on sling-load operations and air-assault raids in Fort Drum training areas last week to prepare for an upcoming 2nd Brigade Combat Team Mountain Peak rotation and, ultimately, howitzer section table two qualifications.
    • 2-14 Infantry conducts Operation Battle Rattle Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Six companies assigned to 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment "Golden Dragons," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, participated in Operation Battle Rattle, a combined three-part training event that took place Oct.15-16 on Fort Drum.
    • Deployed service members celebrate Hispanic heritage Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade and Combined Joint Task Force-10 hosted a Hispanic Heritage Month observance here Oct. 10. The celebration highlighted the achievements of Hispanics, both in and outside of the military. The 82nd CAB brought a little bit of Hispanic America to Afghan-istan, taking minds off of the dangers lying just beyond the concrete barriers by providing cultural enlightenment through entertainment.
    • From the front: NCO looks to mentors, draws on experience to shape leadership style Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There are many approaches to military leadership, many situations that affect leadership, and many ways to develop one's style. Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Angelo, acting first sergeant with C Troop, 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and a recent recipient of the Maj. Gen. Aubrey "Red" Newman Award, shared events that have influenced his current leadership style.
    • Army network connects Soldiers, NGOs in Ebola response mission Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is deploying tactical network and mission command capabilities to the area that will provide the infrastructure for improved communications between U.S. Africa Command, deploying units, non-governmental organizations and other partners in Operation United Assistance.
    • A more lethal, flexible and agile Army Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTCompany unit colors of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) render a salute during a transformation ceremony at Magrath Sports Complex on Fort Drum Oct. 17 to officially recognize the Warrior Brigade's alignment with the Army's brigade combat team restructuring initiative. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth A. Foss)
    • Warrior Brigade transformation ceremony Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTCol. Mark O'Donnell, 1st Brigade Combat Team commander addresses hundreds of attendees in a transformation ceremony held on Fort Drum at Magrath Sports Complex Oct. 17. This ceremony activated 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 7th Brigade Engineer Battalion and 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment into the 1BCT ranks while also inactivating the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth A. Foss)
    • Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Think before posting on social media Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers, their Family members and DOD civilian employees should be thoughtful about the content they post to online social media sites whether it is mission-related or not.
    • Army to integrate mobilization training for all components Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFirst U.S. Army's "Bold Shift" initiative to integrate the Army's active duty, National Guard and Army Reserve is "the right thing to do" for readiness today and for the future, a Defense Department official said at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition last week.
    • 'Red Dragons' roll out to training range Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery held a convoy live fire exercise Oct. 9 here giving Soldiers a break from their regular routines to get back to the basics. The training tested Soldiers on a variety of Army warrior tasks and prepared them for contingency operations.
    • Battle-hardened Ranger shares fallen Soldiers' legacy Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There's an old adage that says, "History is made every day." However, that history does not stand the test of time unless someone is willing to share it. U.S. Army Ranger, 1st Sgt. Christopher Cunningham, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, believes in telling the story -- whether it?'s his own story or the stories of the comrades he lost.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:41:56 EDTFront Page

    • Army leaders say ethics integral part of all Soldiers' actions Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army profession demands that Soldiers adhere to the Army ethic at all times, Chief of Staff the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said, at an AUSA panel on "Why and How We Serve."
    • Army secretary, SMA launch Army birthday events, present Purple Hearts Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTSecretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III laid a wreath at the tomb of the Army's first commander-in-chief, President George Washington, and presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers, at Washington's Mt. Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 13, 2014.
    • Army Learning Model 2015 takes shape at Ordnance School Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army's schoolhouse learning model is evolving. Fading are images of instructors standing at podiums and distributing information via computer slideshows; practices that emphasize muscle memory as the chief means to learning; and classrooms bound by walls.
    • President Obama pays respects, remembers heroes at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTPresident Barack Obama and French President François Hollande spoke to more than 10,000 attendees at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2014, commemorating the memory of the Soldiers who gave their lives 70 years ago fighting to end the Nazi reign over Europe.
    • Continental Congress authorizes Army Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen the American Revolutionary War broke out in 1775, the original 13 colonies did not have a shared army, but instead, a collection of independent colonial militias.
    • Washington takes command of Continental Army in 1775 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTBefore the American colonies even made their declaration of independence, the Second Continental Congress gathered together in Philadelphia 238 years ago to create a standing Army and select a commander in chief.
    • Rangers among first leaders of America's Army Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen Congress established the Continental Army on June 14, 1775, the original 10 Rifle Companies were composed heavily of frontiersmen and some leaders of the militia already fighting were veterans of a unit known as Roger's Rangers.
    • Vice chief on leadership: Latch on to mentors Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAn important aspect of leader development not learned in a classroom setting is the importance of seeking out good mentors, explained the Army Vice Chief of Staff to a meeting of the Asian American Government Executives Network, June 5, 2014, in Arlington, Va.
    • NFL wellness team, Army medicine leaders tour National Intrepid Center Wed, 04 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTMembers from the National Football League's Health and Safety Policy team recently met with Army Medicine staffers in an effort to increase the momentum of the Army/NFL initiative on traumatic brain injury prevention and awareness, which began in 2012.
    • 'Big Red One' Soldiers arrive in France for D-Day commemoration Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers of the 1st Infantry Division, along with other units within the United States Army, have been asked to support the commemorative ceremonies for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France.
    • Cost-saving strategies pay off for 'transformative leaders' Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTCapt. Lauren M. Hamlin and Michael R. Wilson were each presented with a Pace Award by Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson during a ceremony in the Pentagon, June 3, 2014.
    • MacArthur Leadership Awards go to 28 officers Mon, 02 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army chief of staff recognized 28 company-grade commissioned and warrant officers for epitomizing the ideals of the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Awards -- duty, honor, country -- during a standing-room-only ceremony in the Pentagon auditorium, June 30, 2014.
    • U.S. Air Defense doctrine release marks 'cornerstone' in South Korea/U.S. interoperability Mon, 02 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe commander of the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade presented the Republic of Korea Air Force Air Defense Missile Command with the historic release of U.S. Air and Missile Defense doctrine specifically approved for South Korea's Patriot force, May 29, 2014, at the Air Defense Missile Command headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea.
    • 173rd Airborne leaders conduct in-flight rig for Netherlands jump Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTParatroopers are intimately familiar with the timeline of an airborne operation: arrive at the staging area, strap a parachute to your back, attach your rucksack and equipment between your legs, receive a jumpmaster inspection, wait for ages, load the aircraft, fly and finally jump.
    • Force Development director: Army values worthy of daily discussion Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTMaj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess said he encourages other leaders to spend a few minutes every day in small groups with their Soldiers and civilians, discussing one Army value.
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