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, 06 Mar 2015 22:53:49 ESTFORSCOM

    • 'Iron Knights' more than just armor Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe "Iron Knights" of 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, arrived at Camp Buehring, Kuwait over the last several weeks, and while preparing their armored vehicles and motor pools was a priority, so was establishing communications.
    • 309th MI Bn. run brings community together Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFort Huachuca, Arizona - Despite strong winds on Saturday morning, more than 190 racers came out to participate in the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion Sentinel Pursuit, an 8-mile run.
    • Army colonel to Navy audience at Black History Month Observance: DoD Leads the Way Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTAn Army colonel reflected on her reaction to an unusual invitation - would she be the Navy's guest speaker at a Black History Month celebration sponsored by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD)?
    • JRTC provides 'realistic, rigorous, relevant' reps for rotational units Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTEditor's note: Following is part one of a two-part series on 2nd Brigade Combat Team's live-fire training exercise at Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk. La. FORT POLK, La. -- When units arrive at the Joint Readiness Training Center they are seeking training that will expose their Soldiers to the types of experiences and challenges that they will face in a deployed environment.
    • 2nd BCT will deploy on Resolute Support mission this spring Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Elements from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), will deploy to southern Afghanistan in support of Resolute Support Mission during the spring and summer.
    • EOD technicians sharpen skills at Joint Readiness Training Center Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT POLK, La. -- Preparing for a week of simulated combat in support of 2nd Brigade Combat Team's rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center here, explosive ordnance disposal tech- nicians of 754th Ordnance Company (EOD), Fort Drum, N.Y., executed improvised explosive device training lanes Feb. 9-16.
    • Family Members to attend service academies this fall Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Growing up in a military Family, children are exposed to many things their civilian peers would never experience. From growing up in a foreign country to becoming accustomed to a parent being away for milestones, military children learn independence, self-reliance and an appreciation for those who choose to wear the uniform of the armed forces.
    • AFRICOM Update Episode 43 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFlintlock, AFRICOM's premier special operations exercise, begins in Chad.
    • 'Buffalos' strengthen lethal platoons, combat power Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThroughout history, the 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, set their main goal to build combat power to prepare for future operations.
    • No mission too difficult, no sacrifice too great: 'Big Red One' loses two D-Day heroes Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers of the 1st Infantry Division render final salutes to two "Big Red One" heroes who bravely fought on the beaches of Normandy, France, more than 70 years ago. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. William F. Ryan passed away Feb. 23 in Melbourne, Florida, at the age of 90. Retired Master Sgt. Homer P. Farley passed away March 1 in Newberg, Oregon, at the age of 93.
    • Fort Carson sustainability expo delivers green knowledge Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFort Carson hosted its first Sustainable-Green Procurement Expo and Workshop Feb. 26.
    • Getting TACtical Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT IRWIN, California -- It's lonely up on the hill. The temperature has dropped from 75 degrees during the day to 50, and the wind is picking up. Pfc. Daniel Porter is pulling guard, perched in a stone bird's nest overlooking a three-mile sweep of the Mojave Desert. Behind him sits the Tactical Operations Center, the mobile command platform for the command of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division nestled in a draw in the ridgeline.
    • 94th AAMDC THAAD Battery in Guam transfers authority to its sister unit Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTTask Force Talon's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery, Battery A, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, passed the defense of Guam mission to Btry. D, 2nd ADA, during a transfer of authority ceremony March 4, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
    • Sill takes on fires targeting mission Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence is taking aim at bringing the Army in line with joint force targeting standards.
    • Officer on 'major' roll with Army, teammates Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT SILL, Okla. -- Maj. Andrea Lohmann, Reynolds Army Community Hospital Occupational Therapy chief, decided to hold her promotion ceremony March 1 surrounded by family, friends and roller girls.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:53:52 ESTFront Page

    • Cyber chief: Army cyber force growing 'exponentially' Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Army cyber mission force has grown "exponentially since September 2013 with 25 of 41 [planned] teams at initial operating capability," Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon told lawmakers, March 4.
    • National Guard responds to snowstorms Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTMore than 400 National Guard troops in six states were assisting authorities during snowstorms in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, according to the National Guard Bureau.
    • Advocate offers message of hope for women, children at risk Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTAt the Pentagon National Prayer Breakfast, March 4, Rebecca McDonald told the story of how her best friend was raped in Pakistan when she was 14 years old and how this incident propelled her to become founder and president of Women at Risk, International.
    • Army Research Laboratory lays out science and technology priorities through 2019 Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. Army Research Laboratory is shaping its science and technology program to support the future direction of the Army in a way that is open and transparent to the workforce, sister organizations within the Army and potential partners across the world.
    • Thousands turn out for Fort Leonard Wood's community listening session Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTMore than 2,100 people from local communities filled Nutter Field House to standing-room only capacity during Fort Leonard Wood's Community Listening Session, March 2.
    • Solarium 2015: 'Moneyball' performance pitch gets chief's ear Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTWhen Capt. Sean Clement saw the baseball film, "Moneyball," it was not Brad Pitt's performance that he remembers most. He said it was the sabermetrics that knocked the ball out of the park for him.
    • Special Forces Soldiers train Honduran force Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTA Honduran force skilled in combating criminal organizations and countering human and narcotic trafficking recently trained with Special Forces Soldiers on the ranges of Eglin Air Force Base, located in Northwest Florida.
    • Army engineers define future aviation fleet Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. Army science and technology community is charting the future of military vertical lift aviation that will enable warfighters to accomplish missions not possible today.
    • U.S., Polish forces hone interoperability skills Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTOn a sunny, winter morning, with the last of the morning's frost dissipating into fog, U.S. troopers and Polish infantrymen met at the edge of the airfield here to await the UH-60 Black Hawk's arrival and the beginning of medical evacuation training.
    • Military medicine, VA ramp up sharing patients in San Antonio Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTIn a move that helps veterans, and active-duty military patients and their families, local Veterans Affairs and military medical facilities have dramatically increased their work-share agreements over the past two years and are seeking to add more.
    • Army researchers return to Norway for nutrition, cold-stress study in Arctic extremes Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine once again partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training.
    • New Army tool enhances electronic warfare capabilities Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool allows for greater control and enhancement of the Army's electronic warfare capabilities.
    • Solarium 2015: Forcing multiple dilemmas on enemy Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 ESTOne of the hoped for outcomes of the Army Operating Concept, or AOC, is "creating an atmosphere where we can create multiple dilemmas for the enemy in an environment where we feel very comfortable operating," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno.
    • 173rd Airborne, Hungarian paratroopers jump into Exercise Warlord Rock Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 ESTApproximately 400 American and Hungarian paratroopers conducted a parachute assault into Papa Air Base, Hungary, Feb. 26, beginning Exercise Warlord Rock.
    • New Army tool enhances electronic warfare capabilities Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 ESTBeginning with the early stages of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, the Army has steadily increased its electronic warfare, or EW, capabilities from both a manpower and equipment standpoint.
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