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.

2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS Headlines/News

  • FORSCOM RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:50:19 ESTFORSCOM

    • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat
    • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTArmy Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.
    • Intelligence center develops DCGS-A tactical engagement teams to support mission command Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTAs the Army implements the new Army Operating Concept, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence developed the tactical engagement team concept to bring Distributed Common Ground System-Army subject matter experts to the operational Soldier, in support of mission command.
    • FORSCOM Holiday Concert in Fayetteville, N.C. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe Army Ground Forces Band performs holiday concert at the Crown Arena, Fayetteville, N.C. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.
    • One year later: 1st CAB Soldiers host candlelight vigil to honor fallen helicopter crew Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTChief Warrant Officer 2 Randy Billings, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Josh Silverman, Sgt. Chris Bohler, Spc. Terry Gordon, Sgt. 1st Class Omar Forde and Staff Sgt. Jesse Williams were honored Dec. 11 during a candlelight vigil in the 1st Infantry Division's Victory Park at Fort Riley, Kansas. The emotional event brought together families of the fallen, 1st CAB Soldiers and friends of the brigade.
    • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTScientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.
    • One last hooah: 'Proud Americans' train on fire, sling-load operations during last battalion trainin Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTEven as their brigade prepares for its upcoming inactivation, Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, spent Dec. 8-11 on the range, conducting a four-day field training exercise on Fort Riley in order to maintain their skills with heavy artillery like the howitzer, reinforce air assault capabilities and remain a globally available force.
    • JBLM Soldier brings the heat during culinary arts team tryouts Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe palpable scent of spices and steak filled the air as Sgt. Andrew Shurden, displayed his cooking skills at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Culinary Arts Team tryouts Nov. 18 - 21.
    • Fort Polk achieves FY14 retention goal Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTWith the Army facing budget cuts and reductions in its end strength numbers, one might think a retention noncommissioned officer would have a difficult job. But don't tell that to Sgt. Maj. Michael Redmon, command career counselor for Fort Polk. Redmon points to the post's FY14 totals as proof that at least on Fort Polk, retention NCO is a great job. "As far as being successful, with initial term Soldiers we were at 123 percent overall," Redmon said. "We were at 100 percent with mid-career Soldiers and 400 percent with careerists (staff sergeants with more than 10 years service). That gave us an aggregate of 121 percent. We were one of only two major subordinate commands that made our fourth quarter mission and we finished the year strong."
    • Army installs first Ground Based Sense and Avoid radar at Fort Hood Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT HOOD, Texas -- The U.S. Army installed its first Ground Based Sense and Avoid system radar on Dec. 15 at Fort Hood, Texas, home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System companies, and is one of five installations that have been identified to acquire the system.
    • First Team CG heads up Killeen parade Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST
    • First Team trains new equal opportunity leaders Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT HOOD, Texas -- The 1st Cavalry Division Equal Opportunity Office hosted its second iteration of the Equal Opportunity Leader's Course from Dec. 8 through 16 at the 1st Cavalry Division Soldier and Family Readiness Center at Fort Hood, Texas.
    • JFC-UA to transfer ETU resupply mission to World Food Program Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTTogether troops and their Liberian partners have paved the way for the World Food Program to take over supply operations for Ebola treatment units by mid-December.
    • 1st BCT takes top honors in Energy Cup Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTAt the beginning of May, each of Fort Campbell's 14 installation command buildings were equipped with 32-inch television monitors called "energy dashboards." Using these monitors, the energy and utilities branch of Fort Campbell's Directorate of Public Works was able to monitor the energy consumption of each location over a six-month period. It was the responsibility of each location's occupants to employ energy-savvy practices, in hopes of winning the installation's first-ever Commander's Energy Cup.
    • Tools for Resiliency Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 ESTThe 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and National Training Center partners conducted semi-annual resiliency training and commander's cup challenge, here, during the week of Dec.8. The training is part of the Army's continuing effort to ensure Soldiers are fully trained and ready to cope with life's challenges.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:52 ESTFront 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?
    2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS Social Media and Reference
    2nd Battalion, 340th Regiment CS/CSS Training Support Business Center
    Large format printing ATS Training Aids
    ATS Merchandise ATS Apparel Awards/Displays