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 Fri, 22 May 2015 17:57:45 EDTFORSCOM

    • Raider brigade hones battlefield skills in combined arms exercise Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTProne Soldiers concealed in low brush unleashed a hailstorm of ammunition at an approaching enemy force from their vantage point in the Fort Carson training area, April 24.
    • Consequence Management Unit changes command Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Reserve's Consequence Management Unit conducted a change of command ceremony here May 8.
    • 3-82 Field Artillery "Red Dragons" Regiment re-designates as 3-16 Field Artillery "Rolling Thunder" Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT3rd Battalion of the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment colors were cased during a re-designation ceremony May 5 on Cooper Field here. Immediately following colors casing, the unit reflagged as 3rd Battalion of the 16th Field Artillery Regiment.
    • Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015.
    • Citizen safety Soldier Sun, 10 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTPfc. Justin Barker wants safety procedures from the Army's Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course implemented at his civilian workplace. The Reserve Soldier is a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic assigned to 319th Quartermaster Battalion, Twinsburg, Ohio, and he's a tow truck operator as a civilian. He attended the WVRC at Regional Training Site - Maintenance Fort Devens Mass., April, 2015.
    • DACOWITS conducts focus groups on post Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTDefense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services members visited Fort Campbell, Tuesday through today, to conduct focus groups examining issues female Soldiers face.
    • USARC, 85th CSM's visit Fort Bliss Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFORT BLISS, Texas -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command and 85th Support Command senior enlisted advisors recently spent some one-on-one time with Army Reserve Soldiers with the 5th Armored Brigade. Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas Jr., USARC command sergeant major, discussed Operation Full Court Press, a deliberate operation that focuses on USAR leaders at every level helping to increase accessions, reduce controllable Soldier losses, increase promotions to sergeant and staff sergeant and improve the sponsorship program. While Thomas addressed big picture Army Reserve topics, Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Greene, 85th Support Command senior enlisted advisor, focused on Soldier issues such as the Noncommissioned Officer Education System and NCO promotions.
    • Conference looks at Fires future Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFORT SILL, Okla. -- Guests from around the world swarmed Snow Hall May 4-6 for the Fires Conference to sample the latest industry technology and discover how the Fires force is evolving.
    • Vets conduct 1st field hospital, lab exercises Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe 438th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Services) medical teams practiced real-world procedures and scenarios as well as food inspection during an exercise on Fort Carson April 27-29, 2015.
    • Air defense artillery Soldiers apply 'train as you fight' Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT"Train as you fight" is a phrase familiar to Soldiers. Whether they are preparing for an upcoming mission or keeping their skills honed to perfection, training in this manner is crucial to maintaining proficiency.
    • 1-68 Armor lieutenants get back to basics Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Lieutenants of 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Buehring, Kuwait completed a five-day certification course focused on fundamentals and basics, April 27-May 1.
    • Division West Soldiers receive flight training with German AF Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, New Mexico -- Soldiers and civilians from Division West recently met with the German Air Force Flying Training Center here and learned to fly a Tornado fighter jet in the flight simulator.
    • Consequence Management Unit deploys for exercise Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCAMP ATTERBURY, Indiana -- The U.S. Army Reserve's Consequence Management Unit (CMU) from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) participated in Exercise Vibrant Response here April 23 - May 8.
    • Soldier-led Army modernization efforts kick off as NIE 15.2 begins Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTAs the Army continues to focus on readiness and modernization, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, just kicked off their assessment of various capabilities. They are doing so through Network Integration Evaluation 15.2 or NIE, which is an initiative that will provide capabilities to the network in 2020.
    • Train like we fight: Cav brigade hones skills in realistic scenarios Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFORT IRWIN, Calif. -- A Soldier stares through his windshield to focus on the vehicle in front of him. As he reaches a long, slow turn, he glances at his side view mirror to see a convoy of armored tactical vehicles behind him. He turns his head back to the windshield and an explosion erupts right next to his vehicle. It is a simulated improvised explosive device, placed there to test the Soldiers' ability to react in just such a situation. This is one of many training scenarios these Soldiers will experience in the coming days.
  • Front Page RSS Feed Fri, 22 May 2015 19:26:14 EDTFront Page

    • Army wins Armed Forces Soccer Championship Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTAll-Army beat Air Force 1-0 to capture the Armed Forces Soccer Championship after a week of competition at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, May 20.
    • Flags In: Old Guard prepares for Memorial Day tradition Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFor more than 60 years, the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) has honored the nation's fallen heroes for Memorial Day during Flags In and, on May 21, more than 1,000 Soldiers will set out into Arlington National Cemetery to keep the tradition alive.
    • Army leaders to host "We Serve" Soldier Show in D.C. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTArmy Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will host the U.S. Army Soldier Show's Army Birthday Week performance at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C., June 9.
    • RDECOM participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTExercise Combined Resolve IV kicked off its two-week combat-training phase at Hohenfels Training Area, May 18-29, with more than 4,700 participants from 13 NATO allies and partner nations.
    • Fast: Outmaneuver enemies physically, cognitively Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTManeuver Soldiers, leaders, and formations that are "fast" have the ability to outmaneuver their enemies - physically and cognitively. The Maneuver Center of Excellence is working hard to develop maneuver forces that are "fast," as well as smart, lethal and precise. Forces that are smart, fast, lethal, and precise are the centerpiece of future maneuver and are the key ingredient to enable the Army to "Win in a Complex World."
    • Soldiers help identify new IED threats using forensics Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTA written guide and three-day course are available to train Soldiers how to take blast measurements, photos of a crater's geometry, soil samples and conduct other forensic techniques to identify the type of improvised explosive device or weapon used.
    • New York Command Sergeant Major to receive Medal of Honor for World War I hero Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTNew York Army National Guardsman Louis Wilson has done a lot in a 39-year career. The retired Rochester, N.Y. police officer has been the top NCO at the section, platoon, battery, battalion, brigade and general officer command level, and since 2014 the Command Sergeant Major of the New York National Guard. He deployed to Kuwait and Iraq as brigade command sergeant major in 2004/2005 and responded to countless floods and snowstorms, and the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. On June 2 he'll receive the Medal of Honor on behalf of Sgt. Henry Johnson, a New York Army Guard Soldier who distinguished himself in World War I but died in relative obscurity in 1929. Since Johnson has no living relatives, Wilson will receive Johnson's medal from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House.
    • Fort Stewart leads DOD in green initiative Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFort Stewart recently won gold when it was officially declared the best installation in the Army and is now on the cutting edge of harvesting gold from the skies.
    • Corporal earns medals on road to DOD Warrior Games Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTA corporal, who works as an adaptive reconditioning program assistant on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, swam and shot compound archery, seated shot put and discus to earn her spot on the Army team for the DOD Warrior Games.
    • Computer simulations improve lethality Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTWith the steady increase in computing power, engineers are able to improve lethality with sophisticated computer models by eliminating unworkable designs.
    • Army researchers look for permanent end to Ebola virus Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThe U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are partnering to help expedite progress in the global fight against Ebola.
    • Engineers develop ballistic wallpaper to reinforce temporary shelters Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTArmy engineers have developed a novel idea of fortifying masonry structures with rolls of lightweight ballistic wallpaper with adhesive backing that can quickly be put up on the inside of the walls.
    • U.S., Romania partner to conduct cavalry march Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTMore than 300 members of the 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, based out of Vilseck, Germany, drove approximately 270 miles across Romania, May 13 and 14.
    • Soldier looks to take next step, challenge in career Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTFour years ago, Kevin Shinnick was looking for a challenge in his life that would push his physical and mental limits. Being from a small town in Milford, Massachusetts, he had one goal - to join the Army.
    • Odierno visits Fort Campbell, 101st Airborne Division Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTGen. Raymond T. Odierno, the Army chief of staff, visited Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), May 14-15.
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