Dr. Bennett is a physiologist who spent 27 years in the U.S. Navy conducting biomedical research, development, and medical education & training. He also has an extensive background in prehospital emergency medicine with experiences as a street EMT, paramedic, federal agencies SWAT/tactical medic, Search and Rescue member and a wilderness EMT. He is a former CONTOMS tactical medicine instructor and tactical medic with federal SWAT teams (1994-2001). He currently serves on the Department of Defense Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (2002-2017), and frequently publishes articles on emergent airways and hemorrhage control procedures. He has written 3 chapters in the 2014 Prehospital Trauma Life Support textbook. He has served on the Medical Adviser Board to the former Wilderness Medical Institute, Pitkin, CO and is a part-time instructor with SOLO Wilderness and Emergency Medicine, Conway, NH. Dr. Bennett served as an Assistant Professor and Vice Chairman (1994-2001), and now adjunct Associate Professor, Military and Emergency Medicine Department, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University (USU) of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. During his seven years on faculty at USU he started the third Wilderness Medicine Student Interest Group sponsored by the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS). Currently Dr. Bennett serves a Tactical & Operational Medicine Section Editor, Editorial Board, Wilderness and Environmental Medicine journal, and is immediate past Editor-in- Chief (2001- 2010), Education Lecture Series, WMS. He obtained fellowship status in American College of Sports Medicine, and Academy of Wilderness Medicine, WMS. Dr. Bennett served as the President, WMS, Aug 2014-Aug. 2016. He has served nearly 10 years on the Board of Directors and as the Medical Officer, Tidewater Search & Rescue, Yorktown VA. Brad is a martial arts instructor and runs a Charter School of Chan Sul Kawn, USCG Yorktown Training Center, a modern self-defense form, Tactical Hapkido Alliance. He currently resides on the York River in Bena, Virginia, and is often found kayaking or boating on the river.