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On-call 24 hours a day protecting high-level officials, nuclear assets, ships and embassies. A constant training cycle to achieve perfection on missions so vital that national security depends on you. All of these things describe the task of a United States Marine Corps Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team member.
Established in 1987, the Marine Corps FAST companies have become a force against terrorism, and home to a handful of highly trained and dedicated individuals.
A FAST company deploys like no other unit in the Marine Corps. Sgt. Tim L. Terrell, 3rd Platoon, 1st FAST squad leader, explains, We deploy as a platoon-size element of approximately 50 Marines. …