Photo featuring DEA Agents with a Foreign-deployed Advisory And Support Team (FAST). More US Special Operations photos at. Among the Drug Enforcement Administration's arsenal of counter-narcotics personnel, the Foreign-Deployed Advisory and Support Teams stand apart. The DEA. DEA FAST leader Frank Tarentino, right, with a member of his team. The elite team of drug interdiction agents is charged with seizing drugs. DEA agents must pass a grueling multi-week tryout to make the team. Some of the SRT missions consist of High-risk arrests, Vehicle assault, Specialized Surveillance, Custody of High-Profile Individuals, Dignitary and Witness Protection, Tactical Surveillance and Interdiction, Advance Breaching, Tactical Training to other police units, Urban and Rural Fugitive Searches. United States Park Police. Order Reprints Today's Paper Subscribe. What Would You Do? More than , signatures have been gathered globally as a means to protest against DEA agency executive, Chuck Rosenberg. MSRT DAS Maritime Security Response Team Direct Action Section view: Some groups advocate legalization of certain controlled substances under the premise that doing so may reduce the volume of illicit trafficking and associated crime as well as yield a valuable tax source, although some of the results of drug legalization have raised doubt about some of these beliefs. FAST plan and conduct special enforcement operations; train, mentor, and advise foreign narcotics law enforcement units; collect and assess evidence and intelligence in support of US and bilateral investigations. You are already subscribed to this email. Retrieved 1 October Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply.