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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    • Leaders: Adaptable network critical for Army to 'Win in a Complex World' Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAs U.S. forces deploy to West Africa to help counter the Ebola outbreak, the Army is surging tactical communications technologies to help connect Soldiers, aid workers and other mission partners across vast and undeveloped terrain.
    • Guard activates first cyber protection team, issues new shoulder sleeve insignia Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army National Guard's first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia, Oct. 7, 2014, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.
    • U.S. Army EOD Soldier pulls grenade from man's leg Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTA U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldier removed a grenade from a man's leg in an ambulance outside of the University of Alabama Hospital, Oct. 11, 2014.
    • 36th Engineer Brigade cases colors, preps for Liberia deployment Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Soldiers of the 36th Engineer Brigade cased their colors during a ceremony held at Cameron Field at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct. 15 2014, in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Liberia.
    • Commander presents integrated capabilities at AUSA Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe U.S. Army's only formation for combating chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats to the nation presented at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) conference Wednesday in the District of Columbia.
    • And the Award goes to… Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTOn Oct. 7, 2014 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in the District of Columbia, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division's Electronic Warfare Cell was awarded the Association of Old Crows Army Outstanding Unit Award.
    • Instructors bring Gracie Defense System to Fort Drum community Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Do you know what you would do in the event of an attack? Instructors from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) Light Fighters School are teaching Soldiers, Civilians and Family Members exactly how to get away from potential attackers.
    • Fort Drum community welcomes returning Soldiers Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community gathered Thursday at Magrath Gym to welcome 144 Soldiers home from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. The gym was packed full of banners and signs, with proud Family Members and friends anxiously awaiting the return of their loved ones.
    • 'Six Shooters' return from rotation to Joint Readiness Training Center Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It has been a busy summer for Soldiers from Task Force Six Shooter, the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division's multifunctional aviation task force, headquartered by 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment.
    • Army's new network gear supports 82nd Airborne Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTEstablishing and fighting with the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 network in early entry missions was part of 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT)/82nd Airborne Division's training at the Army's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, La.
    • Cybersecurity is Everyone's Mission Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTToday's Army depends on cyberspace. In fact, every sector of our national economy, our government and society relies on access to a stable, safe and resilient cyberspace. Maintaining our freedom to operate in cyberspace and protecting critical information is the essence of cybersecurity.
    • 20th CBRNE marks 10th anniversary since activation Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- The U.S. Department of Defense's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive hazards marked its 10th anniversary Oct. 16.
    • Army Reserve's 'Warhawks' conclude homeland defense mission Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen disaster strikes, every second counts. Minutes can mean the difference between life and death, and air advantages such as speed and agility are unparalleled in providing rapid response capabilities. Enter the Army Reserve "Warhawks," part of the premier U.S. military forces available to conduct critical lifesaving and life-sustaining operations when called to serve.
    • Vice chief discusses Africa, AOC, future vehicle requirements Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTIn a media roundtable at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Gen. Daniel Allyn talked with reporters Oct. 13, 2014, about troops deploying to Africa, the new Army Operating Concept, and how war-fighting concepts will determine vehicle types.
    • Under SecArmy Carson: Civilian employees 'indispensable' from Afghanistan to Africa Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAs the troop drawdown in Afghanistan continues, the demand for Army civilian employees there will increase, predicted the service's under secretary, who pledged to continue support for civilian career program development worldwide.
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    • 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.
    • Natick researchers developing new system to help aircrews 'keep their cool' Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTResearchers at the Natick Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass., have been testing a body-worn microclimate cooling system that allows crew members to move around inside the aircraft without tripping on tethers, and to exit the aircraft while still being cooled.
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