Richard Mulberry, Jr., Short Snorter
The Short Snorter Project
Richard Mulberry, Jr., was appointed a Naval Aviator on August 8, 1942. He served in the United States Marine Corps in
World War II, Korea, and Vietnam before retiring with the rank of Major General. During World War II he was a member of
the original "Flying Goldbricks", Marine Corps Dive-Bombing Squadron VMSB-243, stationed in the South Pacific.
Photograph of the original "Flying Goldbricks" of VMSB-243 from their website
Richard Mulberry, Jr., is in the second row, second from the left. Their website has a chart showing names of all pilots.
Photograph of "The Flying Circus" of 243 from the website
USNR Cadet Instrument Flying Certification Card                                   USMCR Naval Aviator Certification Card        
Major General Richard Mulberry, Jr. USMCR-Ret
Memorial Day 2009
Above Military Payment Certificates signed by Major
General Richard Mulberry, Jr., USMCR-Ret, were given to
the webmaster by the Major General for his personal
collection of vintage notes signed by WW2 veterans.
The common back design of Series 481 is seen to the left.