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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  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Thu, 26 May 2016 10:23:24 EDTFORSCOM

    • New Mexico National Guard medics share knowledge with Costa Rican Coast Guard members Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTTwenty-two Costa Rican Guarda Costas attended a two-day workshop conducted by Sgt. 1st. Class David Muniz and Sgt. Michael Marfia, medics from New Mexico National Guard, as part of the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program.
    • Fort Bragg medical facilities honor fallen Paratroopers Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C., -- Paratroopers and veterans from around the 82nd Airborne Division attended medical facility dedication ceremonies at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 24.
    • U.S. Army Special Operations Command to remember fallen Soldiers Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The U.S. Army Special Operations Command will honor Special Operations Soldiers killed while supporting combat operations during the past year in a ceremony, Thursday, May 26, at 2:30 p.m. at the USASOC Memorial Plaza, adjacent to the USASOC headquarters building.
    • Paratrooper athletes 'kick-off' All American Week 2016 Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- After kicking-off All American Week 2016 with a thunderous formation run, 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers displayed their competitive spirit by participating in sporting events across Fort Bragg, N.C., May 23.
    • Spartans cook their way to victory Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT STEWART, Ga. (May 19, 2016) -- Food service specialist for the Spartan Dining Facility, DFAC, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia, are preparing for The Philip A. Connelly Competition, which is scheduled to begin Aug. 22.
    • New York's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team hones air assault skills at Fort Drum Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, NY -- More than 3,000 members of the New York Army National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, along with Soldiers from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Utah, spent four days here, May 19-22, honing their skills for a three week deployment to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk in July. "This four-day field training exercise gave our Soldiers one last opportunity to refine, improve and set the conditions for our success in July," said Col. Joe Biehler, the brigade commander.
    • Arizona Guard Soldiers take home top honors in Best Warrior Competition Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTCAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo- After two days of grueling competition, an arduous journey to identify the Multinational Battle Group-East's best of the best culminated, May 22, with the Arizona National Guard taking a clean sweep of the MNBG-E Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.
    • Sapper Stakes: Army multi-components compete in challenging engineer competition Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 382nd Engineer Company, 365th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade of the 412th Theater Engineer Command from Harrisburg, Pa., received the Best Sapper Team for the second time in three years here, May 14.
    • All American Week 2016 Prayer Breakfast Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers and veterans attended the 82nd Abn. Div. All American Prayer Breakfast during All American Week 2016 on Fort Bragg, N.C., May 24.
    • AAW 2016 10-Miler Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT BRAGG, N.C. -- In the early morning of May 24, Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division took off for the All American Week 2016 10-miler.
    • Paratroopers face-off during All American Week 2016 Combatives Tournament Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTParatroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division went head-to-head during the All American Week 2016 Combatives Tournament at the Ritz-Epps Physical Fitness Center on Fort Bragg, N.C., May 24.
    • All American Week 2016 starts new tradition with Combat Fitness Test Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTAll American Week is steeped in tradition for past and present Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division. In the four days leading up to Memorial Day weekend, Fort Bragg is home to visiting veterans, regimental rivalries and a celebration of all things Airborne. However, this year the Division is starting a new tradition in the form of a Combat Fitness Test.
    • Artillery, Apaches and Marine F/A-18 put steel on targets Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTFORT STEWART, Ga. - The AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade along with field artillery from 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division Artillery teamed with Marine F/A-18 Hornet pilots of the Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224, Marine Aircraft Group 31 to deliver deadly accurate fire during Joint Air Attack Team training on Fort Stewart May 22.
    • Milley: Soldier readiness starts at home, on top-quality Army installations Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTA good foundation for Soldier and Army readiness, said the Army's chief of staff, is home base -- where Soldiers live, where their kids go to school, and where their spouses shop for groceries.
    • New York Army National Guard EOD experts train with 'bomb squads' Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe explosive ordnance disposal experts of the New York Army National Guard's 1108th (EOD) Ordnance Company and 501st (EOD) Ordnance Battalion tested their skills alongside other military and civilian bomb disposal teams at the Ravens Challenge bomb disposal exercise conducted at the New York State Emergency Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany, N.Y. the week of May 16-20.
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    • Engineer paratroopers make history in Turkey Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSky Soldiers are no strangers to making their mark in history, especially in Europe. However, this week the paratroopers and their Turkish partners carved their names side-by-side in Asia's history.
    • SMA talks Total Army and responsible drawdown with troops Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTA growing concern over the troop drawdown, realignments across the total Army force, and questions of what that means to the average Soldier, were put to ease by Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey during his visit with deployed Soldiers in Kosovo, May 17-20.
    • 'Lead from front,' urges first Vietnamese-American U.S. general Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTViet X. Luong aspired to join an elite South Vietnamese fighting unit when he was a young boy. He didn't succeed at doing that, but he did become a U.S. Soldier and he is now a brigadier general -- the first U.S. general officer of Vietnamese descent.
    • Fanning takes oath as 22nd Secretary of Army Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTEric Fanning was sworn in May 18 as the 22nd secretary of the Army during a small Pentagon ceremony.
    • Solar walls, strategic installation equals free energy Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTTobyhanna will soon reap the benefit of free energy after the strategic installation of solar walls on seven buildings across the installation.
    • No GPS? Listen to VLF radio signals to find way home Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working now to develop a backup system to be used by service members in the event that access to the Global Positioning System, or GPS, is denied to them by adversaries.
    • Army Reserve boosting Total Army readiness Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT"The Army will fail in its mission if the Army Reserve isn't ready. That's why everything we do focuses on readiness," said Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley.
    • Army labs get more funding for Zika research Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus's impact on deployed service members. Projects funded include those at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland and the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit in Kenya.
    • US, South Korean artillery coordinate fires near DMZ Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTLess than six miles from the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, the thirty U.S. and South Korean heavy artillery vehicles lined up May 10 were the largest coordinated artillery fires many had seen.
    • Noble Partner begins with basic training tactics Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment gathered the morning of May 13 to train on medical evacuations, cordon tactics and room clearing as part of Exercise Noble Partner.
    • US tanks, Bradleys back in Poland for Atlantic Resolve mission Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment have brought U.S. Abrams Main Battle Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles back to Poland as they took over the Operation Atlantic Resolve mission in the country, May 1.
    • US, UK, Georgian soldiers cultivate capabilities in Exercise Noble Partner Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTExercise Noble Partner 16 kicked off, May 11, beginning the 14-day training featuring Soldiers assigned to 3rd Infantry Division, paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Georgian Soldiers assigned to 4th Armor Brigade and Soldiers from the United Kingdom 3d Rifles.
    • Analytics could save lives, lower costs Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Army has tons of data and analytics which can potentially be used for a wide range of things - from the evaluation of new weapons systems to increasing the resiliency and well-being of the force, said Gary Wang, deputy chief information officer, Army G-6. Data and analytics from social media can even be used to save lives and potentially prevent suicides, he added.
    • Prince Harry, former President Bush stress importance of healing invisible wounds Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTGreat Britain's Prince Harry, former President George W. Bush, and service members from each of their nations led a discussion at the 2016 Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds presented May 8 by the George W. Bush Institute here.
    • Army allows Soldiers to wear headphones in gym Tue, 10 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers jogging or lifting in the gym may now be allowed to listen to music through small headphones or ear buds, according to Army Directive 2016-20, released May 6.
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