Rick Stelnick is a former executive officer* with links and ties to Washington, D.C., New York City, Moscow, London, and Istanbul. He is an alumnus of Brooklyn Technical High School and the City University of New York. He has been a member of the Friends of the Smithsonian, Society of Civil War Historians, and the Surratt Society. Rick also belongs to one of the largest minority groups in the United States: people with disabilities. His previous works are The Confederate Veteran: A New Southern Man? (1974) and Skill Sets Of U.S. Grant (1999).
*Executive Agents and Officers are experts and specialists in academics and industry who are sent abroad and serve overseas collecting information on behalf of and gathering intelligence to the benefit of United States special interest groups.
January 19, 2014. Rick Stelnick passed away from heart failure in Florida Hospital, Altamonte Springs. He was survived by a son, and by the women in his life: his estranged wife, his partner, his ex-partner, and his ex-wife. Rick was born in 1953, attended Brooklyn Technical High School, and lived most of his life in New Jersey.