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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    • 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment equipment arrives in Lithuania Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from Ghost Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment received more than 70 pieces of equipment, to include Stryker Combat Vehicles April 22, 2016 at Gaiziunai, Lithuania, during a rail operation.
    • Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTNUREMBERG, Germany--About 250 Soldiers of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, "Iron Eagles," from Fort Bliss, Texas arrived April 26, at Albrecht Dürer Airport.
    • CSA Milley: 'Readiness is my No. 1 priority' Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTChief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley said the readiness of the Total Army is his number one priority. This message was at the forefront of his talk to leaders at the U.S. Army Reserve Command Senior Leader Conference, April 25, 2016 at the Iron Mike Conference Center.
    • Realistic challenges highlight New York National Guard Best Warrior Competition Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTA land navigation course which kicked off in the pre-dawn darkness, and more smoke and explosions during the stress shoot event were among the challenges facing nine New York Army National Guard Soldiers competing in the state's Best Warrior Competition.
    • Medal of Honor recipient shares experience, advice Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTCapt. Florent Groberg, Medal of Honor recipient, was at Fort Benning, April 25, to be inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame. While here, he had the opportunity to share his experience with a group of Officer Candidate students and veterans.
    • Retired Chaplain Outlines Creed To Live By Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTREDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Wherever he has been in life -- from the deserts of Southwest Asia to the rolling hills of Germany, from the countryside of Mississippi to the cold climes of West Point, New York -- retired Chaplain (Col.) Sonny Moore has found God. And in finding God, he has been most inspired by Philippians 4:13: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Moore spoke about his faith, and leadership and teamwork at the Aviation and Missile Command Leadership Prayer Breakfast on April 19, 2016 at Redstone Arsenal's Summit. The breakfast was hosted by the AMCOM Chaplain's Office.
    • Texas Guardsman foils terror plot in Denmark; awarded high Danish Defense Medal Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT"Capt. Grimm provided actionable intelligence about a bomb threat against a school in Denmark," said Col. Steve Warren, a spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. "The information he provided helped to foil a plot, and resulted in an arrest and a confiscation of explosives. Brad's work likely saved the lives of Danish citizens."
    • SMA Dailey: 'We must fight and win' Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey told a gathering of U.S. Army Reserve senior leaders they must execute the Army's core mission of fighting and winning. In order to do that, Dailey said leaders must maintain readiness, look to the future of the Army, and take of Soldiers and their Families.
    • Realistic Challenges Highlight New York National Guard Best Warrior Competition Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTCAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE -- A land navigation course which kicked off in the pre-dawn darkness, and more smoke and explosions during the stress shoot event were among the challenges facing nine New York Army National Guard Soldiers competing in the state's Best Warrior Competition here April 20-24.
    • Giving Back...The Speed and Power Way Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers of 3-69 AR arrived in Poland from Fort Stewart, GA and immediately started making an impact in the community by joining the citizens of Drawsko in an effort to give back to the Earth. During this year's Earth Day, Soldiers and citizens managed to plant over 300 trees across 10 acres of land. This type of communication involvement shows the relationship that is continuously built as Operation Atlantic Resolve continues to move forward.
    • Carefully constructed chaos: Ugandan contingent experiences training at JRTC Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Joint Readiness Training Center lived up to its name and mission during its latest rotation, demonstrating the true meaning of "joint training." As helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft buzzed about the training area, convoys traversed difficult, muddy terrain and encampments were established around the fictional village of Dara Lam. The opposing forces took advantage of any distraction or complacency and pushed against the rotational units with dogged determination. Roleplayers served as government officials, local police, refugees and regular citizens, adding complexity to the carefully constructed chaos that is a JRTC rotation.
    • I Corps to host transitions virtual town hall Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTOn April 27th I Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston will bring in experts from around Joint Base Lewis-McChord and I Corps to answer questions about transitions out of the Army and what 'Soldier of Life' means. Experts will also be ready to answer questions concerning out process procedures in place here at I Corps that affect those Soldiers and Family members PCSing. To participate, visit https://www.face.com/1stcorpstownhall on April 27 at 1 p.m.
    • Army Reserve soldiers and civilians walk for sexual assault awareness Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTApril is the U.S. Army's Sexual Assault Awareness Month with this year's theme: "Know Your Part. Do Your Part."
    • Fort Bragg General Emphasizes Warfighter Mission Command, Rapidly Deployable Technologies for Future Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT"Having a 'fight-tonight-mindset' is at the heart of what Army readiness is about," a Fort Bragg general told more than 500 military communicators, information-technology professionals and Soldiers during an April 19-21 symposium in Fayetteville, N.C. "Our whole warfighting concept across the U.S. Army is about rapid deployment, expeditionary operations in a very austere environment."
    • North Dakota Guard helps outfit national ambulance service in Ghana Sun, 24 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe North Dakota National Guard, through its State Partnership Program (SPP), along with U.S. Africa Command last week assisted with the delivery of more than $7,300 in medical supplies to the Ghanaian National Ambulance Service.
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    • CSA Milley: 'Readiness is my No. 1 priority' Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTChief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley said the readiness of the Total Army is his number one priority. This message was at the forefront of his talk to leaders at the U.S. Army Reserve Command Senior Leader Conference, April 25, 2016 at the Iron Mike Conference Center.
    • Climate change affecting Army training Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTFor the Big Green Machine -- America's Army -- climate change, efforts to prevent it, or to at least adapt to it are about more than saving Mother Earth or even the whales. It's about training, training space, how the Army fights, how often the Army will be called upon to fight in the future, and where.
    • Joint Task Force-Bravo firefighting ops wrap up in Panama Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTMembers of Joint Task Force-Bravo partnered with Panamanian Public Forces to contain multiple life-threatening wildfires here, April 17 and 18. The fires, which are believed to have started April 4, grew exponentially, prompting the Government of Panama, via the U.S. Embassy in Panama, to request an aerial support package from JTF-B consisting of aircraft from the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, to help contain the blazes.
    • SMA Dailey: 'We must fight and win' Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey told a gathering of U.S. Army Reserve senior leaders they must execute the Army's core mission of fighting and winning. In order to do that, Dailey said leaders must maintain readiness, look to the future of the Army, and take of Soldiers and their Families.
    • Search and Rescue Soldiers participate in Balikatan 2016 Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTBalikatan means shoulder to shoulder in the Philippine's. That is the goal, the theme, and the point of a series of annual exercises that where held here during April in the Philippines. Balikatan is a series of preparedness exercises that are staged through-out the country incorporating the Armed Forces of the Philippines, US Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and the National Guard.
    • Picatinny Arsenal, NASA leverage partnership to share knowledge Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhile military technology and space exploration may seem like two very different areas of expertise, there is enough common ground for engineers from Picatinny Arsenal and the nation's space agency to share best practices and leverage business processes.
    • I Corps Pacific Pathways brings partner nations stateside to enhance readiness Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThis summer, for the first time, a Pacific Pathways iteration will involve bringing nations from the Pacific region to the United States to engage in exercises Tiger Balm, Arctic Anvil, and Rising Thunder.
    • Army Guard Soldiers win Best Ranger Competition for first time in competition history Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the Army National Guard took first place in the grueling Lt. Gen. David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, the first time in the competition's 33-year history it has been won by an Army Guard team.
    • Army divers conduct underwater demolition training Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army divers with 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted underwater demolition training April 12-14 at Puuloa Range Complex off the coast of Iroquois Point, Hawaii.
    • Guard, Reserve provide breath of fresh air to US Army Europe mission Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat U.S. Army Europe is trying to do is keep the foothold in Europe strong using the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard as they face a major drawdown that has spread active duty personnel "paper-thin."
    • Sky Soldiers, Joint Forcible Entry sets conditions at Saber Junction 16 Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTApproximately 1000 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, in cooperation with NATO Allies and partnered nations, blanketed the sky as they descended onto German soil. The massive personnel drop was a part of exercise Saber Junction 16 near the Hohenfels Training Area, April 12, 2016.
    • End-of-year 'use it or lose it' budget mindset to get tossed Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is seeking to change the "use it or lose it mentality" as it relates to unit budgets, said Lt. Gen. Tom Spoehr.
    • Giving all they can: Army Family boasts two Military Children of Year Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTFor the past decade, the McIntyre-Brewer family has needed to be strong -- strong, resilient and hopeful. Strong as an Army family as Capt. Steven Brewer deployed for a total of 36 months. And strong emotionally as Brewer and his wife, Chelle, faced every parent's worst nightmare.
    • Space and Missile Defense Command History: WGS-1 activated Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTAfter six months of testing, the first Wideband Gapfiller Satellite, later renamed Wideband Global Satellite (WGS-1) was successfully activated. One day later, military satellite users in the West Pacific region transitioned from the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), B9 communications satellite to this new state of the art WGS system.
    • 65th Infantry Regiment receives Congressional Gold Medal Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPuerto Rican Soldiers who fought with the 65th Infantry Regiment through America's conflicts going back to World War II were presented the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony on Capitol Hill April 13.
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