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

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    • Sledgehammer Soldiers support Marines, Sailors in one-of-a-kind training Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSince the Army's inception, Soldiers have spent their days training for the unimaginable. Leveraging combat experiences and prescribed doctrine, training has evolved over the last 238 years, incorporating various tactics based on mission, enemy and terrain. Training for a threat on American soil is no different.
    • Army EOD Soldiers win bomb squad competition Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTU.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers won first place in Urban Shield, a Bay Area bomb squad competition in California.
    • Fort Hood Hosts Hunting, Fishing Day Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers, civilians and their family members braved the chilly morning temperatures for the fishing tournament held at the children's fishing pond on Fort Hood, Saturday.
    • 699th Maintenance Company inactivated at NTC and Fort Irwin Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe 699th Maintenance Company cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Sept. 15. The "Marauders" company served under the 1916th Support Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, and was stationed here since 1997. The maintenance company provided direct and field-level maintenance, by conducting on-system repair and replacement, and returning equipment to users.
    • 4th IBCT color guard represents 'Big Red One' in Belgium for World War II commemoration Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division's, color guard are in Belgium to participate in numerous military ceremonies that will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the country's liberation by Allied Forces during World War II.
    • Competing to be the Best Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAt zero dark thirty, Friday Sept. 5, 2014 two medic Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division met their graders on Fort Polk's Honor Field to see if each one has what it takes to represent the Patriots at Joint Base San Antonio to win the title of "Best Medic."
    • Vietnam War Soldiers inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTTwo Vietnam War Soldiers who were presented with Medals of Honor for their valor beyond the call of duty, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House, were celebrated and inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2014.
    • Armor, Infantry chiefs discuss future challenges Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTIn addition to senior leaders from across the Army who visited Fort Benning Sept. 8-12 for the Maneuver Warfighter Conference, attendees at the conference also had an opportunity to hear from Fort Benning's own.
    • 787th Ordnance Co. shows capabilities in RC-South Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpecial bomb trucks, bomb disposal robots, and other explosive ordnance disposal devices lined the 787th Ordnance Company, 3rd Ordn. Battalion's compound on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2014.
    • Commander's Message on the First Team Birthday Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTTo the Troopers, Veterans, Families, Good Neighbors and Friends of the 1st Cavalry Division: September is here, marking the official arrival of autumn. For many, that means a new school year and football season, but at the "Great Place" and everywhere around the world our Troopers are deployed, it also means another birthday for America's First Team!
    • 2014 FORSCOM NCO/Soldier Warrior of the Year Week in Review Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTTwenty-one Soldiers are followed throughout the week as they compete for Warrior of the Year at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
    • Women volunteers needed for Ranger course assessment Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is asking for female volunteers to possibly attend a Ranger course in the spring.
    • 101st ABN platoon completes 120th mission in Kunar Province Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTMembers of 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, currently operate in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
    • Army Reserve MPs forge new partnerships during DSCA exercise Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTArmy Reserve Soldiers had a unique opportunity to collaborate with Tennessee's National Guard, in support of local and state agencies during a tabletop Defense Support of Civil Authorities training exercise Sept. 5.
    • Newest Intrepid Spirit Center opens at Campbell Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe newest Intrepid Spirit Center officially opened at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Sept. 8, 2014.
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    • 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.
    • Natick researchers developing new system to help aircrews 'keep their cool' Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTResearchers at the Natick Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass., have been testing a body-worn microclimate cooling system that allows crew members to move around inside the aircraft without tripping on tethers, and to exit the aircraft while still being cooled.
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