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, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat
    • Soldiers help catch criminal Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Squad car lights flashed in the summer heat as a known felon was led to waiting police cars after he was apprehended with the help of two Soldiers from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, at a Fountain grocery store. Spc. Franklin Naval and Sgt. Dustin Broyard were officially recognized and presented awards at the Cheyenne Mountain Lodge at the Broadmoor Hotel Oct. 19 for their actions July 26.
    • FORSCOM finance leadership collaborates on funds management for readiness. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFinancial managers and comptrollers from throughout U.S. Army Forces Command convened Oct. 29-30 at FORSCOM's Marshall Hall headquarters here to discuss best practices, new programs and requirements, and share updates and information necessary in providing the financial resources that ensure readiness for FORSCOM formations.
    • Cav unit partners with National Guard Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTCAMP SHELBY, Miss. -- In keeping with U.S. Army Forces Command Total Force Policy initiative, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division recently visited Camp Shelby, Mississippi to discuss future training events with 155th Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard.
    • Cav unit partners with National Guard Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTIn keeping with U.S. Army Forces Command Total Force Policy initiative, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division recently visited Camp Shelby, Mississippi, to discuss future training events with 155th Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard.
    • Fort Drum officials kick off Combined Federal Campaign Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum leaders challenged Soldier and Civilian representatives of the annual Combined Federal Campaign to "get out there and get active" between now and mid-December during a kick-off event Oct. 21 at the Commons.
    • Muleskinners hand off reins for last time in Afghanistan Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The 10th Sustainment Bri-gade, Task Force Muleskinner, cased the brigade colors during a transfer of authority ceremony Tuesday, signifying the completion of their mission and the start of the mission for 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Wrangler.
    • Muleskinners conduct assumption of responsibility ceremony on post Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Sustainment Brigade hosted an assumption of responsibility ceremony Friday at Magrath Sports Complex to welcome its new command sergeant major.
    • 1st BCT bonds at Fall Fest, Trunk or Treat Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Anyone who ventured into the 1st Brigade Combat Team footprint Saturday would have stumbled upon a real treat -- pun intended. Just ask the hundreds of Soldiers and Families from the newly transformed 1st BCT who participated in the brigade's Fall Fest and Trunk or Treat event.
    • NY Guard's 24th Civil Support Team hones skills at water supply site Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTMembers of the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team conducted a training mission in cooperation with the Suffolk County Water Authority at the authority's East Farmingdale, New York, pumping station, Oct. 27, 2014. The exercise tasked the survey team with determining whether or not terrorists had succeeded in dumping a nerve agent into the water supply.
    • Army Ground Forces Band to host "Salute to Veterans" performance Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Forces Command's Army Ground Forces Band will honor Veterans with a performance at Fayetteville State University's J.W. Seabrook Auditorium Nov. 9.
    • Military could make significant impact on mid-term elections Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTWith all 435 U.S. House seats and more than a third of the Senate in play on election day, Nov. 4, the more than 2 million members of the active component and reserve component of the military could make a difference in many of those outcomes -- if they vote.
    • Soldiers face reclassification or separation for losing MOS qualification Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers who have had their security clearance revoked or denied face reclassification or separation from the force, according to Army Human Resources Command.
    • 2014 Warrior Care Month tri-signed letter Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT2014 Warrior Care Month tri-signed letter
    • 4-3 ADA Holds Town Hall to Educate and Inform Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT SILL, Okla.- As 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade officially assumed their role as a global response force in support of Contingency Expeditionary Force or CEF they held a Town Hall Meeting to inform and answer questions from Soldiers and their Families.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:02:58 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • '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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Combat vets look back on Strike Brigade deployment Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTA few months into their historic first operational deployment from South Korea, many of the Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike Brigade," were asking their commander the same question: Where are we going next?
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