JOSEPH M. LAND, SR.
Course Director - EMS Fast-Track
President, Liberty Communications, LLC
Veteran, United States Navy
Joseph M. Land, Sr., is a veteran of over 40 years in a military environment, including ten years on active duty as a public affairs professional, all starting as a Cadet in the Chicago area. His active duty service took him to 34 countries worldwide in a variety of capacities.
Joe is the former Commander, and past Chief of Staff, of a nationwide Cadet program. Having commanded at all levels, he has served thousands of Cadets. He has 25+ years experience executing leadership programs at all levels. He was appointed as an Honorary Colonel in the Alabama State Defense Force in February of 2019 by Governor Kay Ivey.
He has served as a Department of Defense contractor, most recently working as a Project Manager in support of the Army Recruiting College supervising eight curriculum design professionals. He previously served as a Program Manager at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center leading a team of 20 who support military troops suffering from TBI/PTS.
Joe is the President of Liberty Communications, LLC, providing training, career counseling and coaching services for over 10,000 military and government personnel worldwide. He has owned and operated Camp Liberty, in Battleground, Alabama, since 2016. He designed and implemented the EMS Fast-Track program
Dr. Robert L. Montague, DMA
Director of Special Events
Veteran, United States Air Force
Dr. Robert L. Montague serves as the Director of Special Events for Camp Liberty, where he is personally involved with a variety of special events ranging from tactical training programs to military weddings. He coordinates operations for the world-renown summer camp Extreme Military Challenge!
Dr. "Bob" has served his nation and community since enlisting in the United States Air Force in 1972 as a F105 and F4 Crew Chief. During his eight years of active duty, he was also hand-picked to serve as a member of the Air Force Base Honor Guard program, where he assumed leadership positions. During the past four decades, he has served with the Mississippi State Guard and a variety of disaster recovery organizations. He is currently the commander of the U.S. Veterans Service Help Operations Corps, with units in several locations across the country.
A well-known and skilled entertainer, he received a Doctorate in Music from Cornell Cornell University in 1986. He recently graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Concentration in Homeland Security and Emergency Management). His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal and the Master Military Emergency Management Special (MEMS) qualification.
Dr. Scott Warner, MD, FAEMS
Medical Director - EMS Fast-Track
Emergency Medical Service Physician
Dr. Scott Warner is the Medical Director for Camp Liberty and several other EMS agencies and training programs in north Alabama. He provides medical oversight for the EMS Fast-Track program.
A veteran of 20+ years of medical and uniformed service, Dr. Warner is a sworn police officer, where he combines the skills of EMS and law enforcement to be an integral part of a law enforcement special operations/tactical unit. As an EMS physician, his subspeciality involves prehospital emergency patient care, including initial patient stabilization, treatment, and transport in specially equipped ambulances or helicopters to hospitals.
Dr. Warner is also the Chief Medical Officer for a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), a group of professional and paraprofessional medical personnel who provide emergency medical care during a disaster or other event. He has led teams to assist with Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike, and Sandy.
Dr Warner is a member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - Faculty of Prehospital Care, National Tactical Officers Association, Alabama Tactical Officers Association and the American College of Tactical Medicine.