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Some of that expertise is still maintained, particularly in the conjunction with the Nuclear Emergency Search Teams, whose task is to respond to nuclear terrorist incidents.
Navy Seals, the Green Berets, the Marines, the Hostage Rescue Team and the Nuclear Emergency Search Team.
The Department of Homeland Security also would absorb selected functions of other cabinet agencies, including the Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and nuclear Emergency Search Team, and the Department of Health and Human Service's National Pharmaceutical Stockpile.
The suitcases and the information were under the control of the DoE-managed Nuclear Emergency Search Team (NEST), and are crucial to NEST's mission to locate and disarm nuclear weapons in the hands of terrorists.