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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    • Future of Army Sensors Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTArmy science and technology officials are seeking ways to improve situational awareness, mobility, lethality and the maintainability and effectiveness of Army systems.
    • The Spartan Brigade comes to an end, with the promise of a new beginning Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Spartans have put down their shields, taken off their helmets, and laid their spears to rest. At least this is what the headline would have read if the topic of discussion were the inactivation of the famous army of ancient Grecian times. Unfortunately the news of the day is about the inactivation of a different group of Spartans - the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Spartans" to be precise.
    • 'Know thy enemy' - Army Reserve and active duty OPFOR team enhance their individual skills Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers from the 78th Training Division and 101st Airborne Division join together to act as the Opposing Force (OPFOR) helping facilitate the 78th Training Division's Warrior Exercise (WAREX) "Arctic Lightning" at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, Jan. 10 to Jan. 31.
    • Own the Weather: Flying in Degraded Visual Environments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTArmy researchers are going after solutions to help aircraft crews navigate in degraded visual environments, where weather, obscurants or obstacles may prove hazardous and even lethal.
    • Soldiers in WTUs receive remote care in communities Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTActive, Guard and Reserve Soldiers assigned to warrior transition units, which may be hundreds of miles from where they live, now have access to community-based, outpatient care and services in their hometowns.
    • Military Intelligence Troopers Prepare Soldiers for Asymmetrical Warfare Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTAt the National Training Center, asymmetric training often takes center stage. The NTC is focused on simulating battles between maneuver elements composed of tanks and other fighting vehicles; however, it is the utilization of irregular and guerilla tactics that allow the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment to double down on their training capabilities.
    • First women to attend Ranger Course Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Army announced Jan. 15 that female Soldiers will be allowed, for the first time, to attend the Army's Ranger Course and possibly earn the coveted Ranger tab.
    • Soldiers' 'Sacrifice, Service' spark success in Afghanistan Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTSecretary of the Army John McHugh visited Service members on Bagram Airfield, Jan. 14, during his first trip to Afghanistan since the transition from Operation Enduring Freedom to Resolute Support.
    • Fort Bragg celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTMembers of the Fort Bragg community joined together to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. during an observance, Jan. 14.
    • 10th CAB prepares for Warfighter exercise Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade staff took part in the weeklong Mission Command Training Program that wrapped up Sunday at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., in preparation for Warfighter Exercise 15-3, which will take place at Camp Atterbury, Ind., at the end of the month.
    • 725th EOD troops train with 10th Mountain Division Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT POLK, La. -- Army explosive ordnance disposal troops are training with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) at the U.S. Army's premier light infantry training center this month.
    • Fort Drum ornithologist balances habitat protection, training ground obligations Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the golden-winged warbler begins its 2,000- to 3,000-mile flight up from South America in a few weeks, a flock of the petite yellow-crowned songbirds will make a beeline for Fort Drum, where they will sing, breed and forage the low tangled shrublands here under the watchful eye of Jeff Bolsinger, the installation's leading ornithologist.
    • TAAC-E advisers emphasize Afghan police logistics in Nangarhar Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTArmy Brig. Gen. Christopher Bentley, the Train, Advise, Assist Command - East commander; Army Col. Gregory Stokes, the TAAC-E Police Advisory Team commander; and logistics and engineering advisers assigned to TAAC-E met at the RLC with Nangarhar Provincial Chief of Police Maj. Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, the RLC commander, and other police leaders to discuss issues relevant to the facility Jan. 6, 2015.
    • Digital sensors improve capabilities for night-vision devices Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTFORT BELVOIR, Va. (Jan. 15, 2015) -- Night-vision devices are critical for ensuring Soldiers' tactical advantage through increased survivability, maneuverability and lethality. In a search for improvements, U.S. Army scientists and engineers have developed technologies that will significantly change how Soldiers use the devices, officials said. Advancements now allow the digital sensor to be placed away from a Soldier's eye, and users can now view video images on a decoupled display.
    • 4th MEB military working dog handler receives Bronze Star Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTA 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, military police working dog handler was awarded the Bronze Star Medal earlier this month during a ceremony at the brigade's conference room.
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    • Sky Soldiers, Italian allies conduct Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise in Pordenone Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTU.S. Army paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, joined by their allies from the Italian Folgore Brigade, parachuted into Pordenone, Italy, Jan. 14 as part of an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise.
    • Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTLeaders from the 201st and 203rd Afghan National Army Corps, Afghan Border Police zones 301 and 402, the 11th Pakistan Army Corps, and a delegation from Resolute Support headquarters met to discuss border security at an event hosted by Train, Advise, Assist Command - East at Operational Base Fenty in Afghanistan, Jan. 18, 2015.
    • Army hears from Puget Sound community on potential force reductions Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTArea community members and elected officials filled the conference center at a local college Wednesday to voice their concerns to Army leaders regarding potentially losing a significant number of troops from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
    • Future joint concepts focus on human elements Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTA panel of military officers discussed the concepts of the Strategic Landpower Task Force Jan. 16 at the Center for Strategic International Studies in Washington, D.C.
    • Army honors Chandler for helping overcome challenges Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTSoldiers and Army senior leaders met at the Pentagon, Jan. 22, during a celebration of the career of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, who will retire from military service after a 33 year career, Jan. 30.
    • Army advances bio-threat detector Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Army's second-generation Tactical Biological Detector will provide Soldiers with a lightweight, low-power, highly effective biological detector, officials said.
    • Multiple agencies to replace EAS Howitzer tubes Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTWith the U.S. Army's European Rotational Force in full swing and units continually rotating throughout Europe to train and work with allied partners, it is the responsibility of the Army Field Support Battalion - Germany, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command to make sure the equipment Soldiers will work with are ready and operational.
    • Research team shapes future of combat rations Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.
    • Army, industry partners prep Soldiers for jobs Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTA new program is training Soldiers to drive commercial trucks when they transition out of the Army.
    • Partnership enhances resilience, understanding of ethics, profession Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTAt the core of the Army is a resilient professional who lives by the Army ethics, said the director of the Army Resiliency Directorate, G1.
    • Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTLt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army's greatest asset -- its Soldiers -- and how the "human dimension" is vital to combating current and future conflicts.
    • The Spartan Brigade comes to an end, with the promise of a new beginning Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTThe Spartans have put down their shields, taken off their helmets, and laid their spears to rest. At least this is what the headline would have read if the topic of discussion were the inactivation of the famous army of ancient Grecian times. Unfortunately the news of the day is about the inactivation of a different group of Spartans - the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team "Spartans" to be precise.
    • Soldiers Engage in SHARP Training in Afghanistan Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTSexual harassment and sexual assault violate everything the U.S. Army stands for. Deployed leaders from the 5th Battalion 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, gathered their Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) representatives, to aggressively tackle training, but in a way that Soldiers would remember it.
    • Fort Hood shooting victim seeks to inspire others Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTAn Army officer, who was severely wounded in a shooting at Fort Hood last year, is using his near-death experience to give others a new lease on life.
    • Counterinsurgency expert visits Fort Detrick to share lessons of modern warfare Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 ESTSeated at a small table within the offices of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's, USAMRMC, Combat Casualty Care Research Program, Dr. John Nagl nodded his head in silence as he listened to stories about the future.
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