Foreign Emergency Support Team

The Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST) is an interagency task force of the United States government, tasked with on-call short-notice responses to terrorist incidents across the world. It consists of personnel from military, intelligence, and diplomatic agencies, as well as other departments when required.

Foreign Emergency Support Team
Agency overview
Formed1986 (1986)
TypeInteragency Task Force
HeadquartersHarry S. Truman Building, Washington, D.C.
Parent departmentU.S. Department of State
Parent agencyBureau of Diplomatic Security

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