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 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:12:12 EDTFORSCOM

    • 101st Combat Aviation Brigade conducts joint forced entry at JRTC Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTAir crews from 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), flew in support of 1st Brigade Combat Team rotation to the Joint Readiness Training Center, at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Aug. 14, 2014.
    • Dustoff detachment returns from downrange Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, returned Aug. 19 from a deployment to Kuwait. The unit, which is moving to Grafenwöhr, hosted a welcoming ceremony -- marking the last time medevac Soldiers redeploy to Landstuhl's heliport.
    • Aviation maintenance: More than kicking tires and changing oil Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTA Maryland Army National Guard unit, the 1100th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group, assumes the mission of the Missouri National Guard unit 1107th TASMG, 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), during a Transfer of Authority ceremony here today.
    • Soldiers, Airmen conduct joint load-up exercise Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery teamed up with Airmen at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., during an emergency deployment readiness exercise that helped improve both services' mission capabilities.
    • ADA unit completes mission readiness test Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFifth Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery completed its mission readiness exercise (MRE) here recently in preparation for a deployment.
    • 2-44 ADA awards Combat Action Badge Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Soldiers of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment were awarded the combat action badge during ceremonies held here June 23 and July 8.
    • Spartan Brigade holds inactivation ceremony Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) was inactivated during a late morning ceremony Thursday on Fort Drum's Sexton Field. The atmosphere was one of solemnity as approximately 2,500 Soldiers -- representing all six of the battalions making up the Spartan Brigade -- lined up for the last time in their 10-year history. The Soldiers bearing their unit colors, also known as guidons, along with the commanders and command sergeants major representing those units marched forward and came together in the foreground, behind the group bearing the Spartan Brigade's colors.
    • CAB slings big guns Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT CARSON, Colo. -- Cannons lifted into the air over Fort Carson, Colo., as the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade's CH-47 Chinook Company conducted elevation sling-load training Aug 14 for the first time since being activated. An aircrew from Company B, 'Clydesdales', 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th CAB, 4th Infantry Division, conducted M777A2 howitzer sling-load training with Battery C, 'Chosen', 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment.
    • 5-5 Air Defense Artillery Battalion conducts Mission Readiness Exercise Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT SILL, Okla.- 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade completed their mission readiness here last week. The MRE was conducted to ensure that the Soldiers of 5-5 ADA were ready to assume and execute their mission in Afghanistan later this year.
    • 20th CBRNE participates in Ulchi Freedom Guardian Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe U.S. Army's only command that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats is participating in Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian in South Korea, Aug. 18-29, 2014.
    • 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment Honors 33 of their Own. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFORT POLK, La. -- During the early morning hours of Aug 18, 1973 a Chinook helicopter carrying 37 American Soldiers crashed near Pegnitz, Germany, just off the autobahn north of Nuremberg, Germany. The Soldiers were on their way to the Grafenwoehr Training Area, the largest training area in Europe, to conduct a live fire training exercise.
    • Fort Polk unit teaches building bridges for a better Afghanistan Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTApproximately 15 Afghan National Army Soldiers with National Engineering Brigade, and Afghan civilian engineers came to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 9-13, 2014, to gain a better understanding of the bridge technologies coalition forces have brought to their country.
    • 4th MEB troops dive into water operations training Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 94th Engineer Battalion's Forward Support Company spent a morning outside of their comfort zone as they conducted a water operations training exercise Aug. 14.
    • 4th MEB troops dive into water operations training Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 94th Engineer Battalion's Forward Support Company spent a morning outside of their comfort zone as they conducted a water operations training exercise Aug. 14.
    • Milley takes FORSCOM colors, Allyn departs Fort Bragg to become Army vice chief Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGen. Mark A. Milley took charge of the Army's largest command, Aug. 15, 2014, as his predecessor, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to be the 35th vice chief of staff of the Army.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:24:16 EDTFront Page

    • 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?
    • Army vice chief conducts first Facebook Soldier for Life town hall Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTArmy Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell took questions "virtually" from the field for an hour, May 29, 2014, on a variety of subjects related to the Soldier for Life campaign.
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