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 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat
    • Army EOD troops destroy almost 10,000 explosives Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from the 788th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company completed a large-scale explosive destruction mission at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Nov. 14, 2014.
    • Warfighting capacity at increasingly worrisome levels, says Army planner Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTOne of three things that the Army chief of staff worries about most, is the possibility that at some point a combatant commander will request forces that are either not properly trained or are simply nonexistent, said his planning and operations point man.
    • First-time deployers earn 3ID combat patch Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTTwelve soldiers from the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division, home stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia and assigned to Train, Advise, Assist Command - East earned their combat patches at a ceremony held at Tactical Base Gamberi Nov. 21, 2014.
    • Winter weather could impact holiday travel Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTAn active weather pattern is in place across the central and eastern U.S. for the middle of the week. A surface low is forecast to develop over the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday along the stalled frontal boundary. This feature will intensify as it moves towards the northeast, and become a nor'easter as it passes the Mid-Atlantic region and New England.
    • Thanksgiving greetings from Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTGen. Mark A. Milley expresses his appreciation and wishes for a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday to the FORSCOM team of Soldiers, Army civilians and Family members.
    • Leaders thank 20th CBRNE Soldiers, civilians Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland -- Top leaders from the Department of Defense's only formation that combats chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats around the world thanked Soldiers and civilians here Nov. 25.
    • NATO counterparts conduct MOUT training Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTPolish and American Soldiers from Company A., 2nd. Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, shared knowledge on how to clear buildings, at a range near Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, Nov. 19, 2014.
    • Army North, Canadian military talk training Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTHistory was made during a momentous planning conference between representatives from the U.S. and Canadian militaries Nov. 18-20 here.
    • Head of Pakistani army visits National Training Center Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT IRWIN, Calif. -- The chief of army staff for Pakistan visited this installation, Nov. 21. General Raheel Sharif received a command brief at the National Training Center headquarters before visiting Operations Group. There, the general listened to a description of an exercise design for rotational units, who train here.
    • 101st BSB learns why APS-5 means 'Ready to Fight' Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST
    • 299th BEB shares demolition knowledge Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers stood in awe as a massive column of smoke created by 50 pounds of daisy-chained C4 explosives slowly dissipated at range 121A on Fort Carson, Colorado, Nov. 19.
    • Paratroopers showcase modern howitzer for World War II artilleryman Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTTime marches on, but brotherhood is forever.While it's been nearly 60 years since Carmine Sabato served in World War II, his memories of the artillery crew he worked beside in the 980th Field Artillery Battalion--touted with firing the first round into Germany from Belgium--have faded but have never extinguished.
    • 10th Sustainment Brigade conducts active shooter training Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 10th Sustainment Brigade conducted an active shooter exercise Nov. 13 at the 10th Special Troops Battalion headquarters to increase unit security readiness and provide the Fort Drum Directorate of Emergency Services certification training.
    • North Fort Hood monitoring area reaches operational capability Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 ESTFORT HOOD, Texas --North Fort Hood's Controlled Monitoring Area Site is operational and ready to accept troops returning from Ebola virus disease outbreak areas. Troops are anticipated to arrive here for monitoring within the next few weeks.
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    • 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.
    • 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.
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