Colonel Michael R. Stahlman, USMC

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The Good Marine Corps Wife vs. The United States of America

by Cilla McCain

 

On July 31, 2008, Colonel Michael Ross Stahlman, USMC, was found in his room at Camp Ramadi, Iraq with a gunshot wound to the left side of his head. The right-handed colonel died Oct. 5, 2008. Despite the fact that he never suffered from depression, within hours, investigators labeled the shooting a suicide attempt. They have stuck with that finding to this day, leaving his widow to bear the task of finding the truth. Read more...

 

 

 

"THEY (Cilla McCain and Kim Stahlman) WERE LIKE THE THELMA AND LOUISE OF DEATH INVESTIGATION. THEY COMBED THROUGH MIKE'S JOURNAL. THEY IDENTIFIED NCIS'S WITNESSES, A PAINSTAKING PROCESS OF DECIPHERING HEAVILY REDACTED STATEMENTS."

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The legal journey for the shooting death of Colonel Michael R. Stahlman finally concluded in 2021. As we sift through the aftermath of that battle, we hope the court of public opinion will prevail. There is no court in the USA bound by law to hear the full evidence nor order a new investigation. Eight different subject matter experts have determined his death to be a homicide. Please sign the petition calling for a Bill of Rights for Bereaved Military Families. Call and ask your representatives to sponsor it.