Mulberry, Richard, MGen

Deceased
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1972-1975, 9903, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
Service Years
1941 - 1975
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Major General

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Scott Country
Last Address
Dallas, TX

Date of Passing
Jun 07, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens - Orange, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Following his retirement from the USMCR in 1975, MajGen Mulberry continued on in his civilian activities.  He worked as a CPA for over 50-years in the Dallas are along with being very active in community activities.  In 1908 he moved to Washington, D.C. to take on the position of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Interior until 1984.  Moving back to Dallas after leaving this position, he again was very active.  He served for many years as a volunteer Docent at the Front of Flight Museum, Love Field, Dallas.
   
Other Comments:
When the General became the Assistant Wing Commander, HQ, 4th MAW, he was the first officer ever assigned to the number two-slot in the Marine Air Reserves Nationwide Command of 28 subordinate units.
   
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 Unit Assignments
VMSB-243MCAS Cherry Point, NCUSMC (United States Marine Corps)Aviation Units
MarForResMARTD NAS Dallas, TX4th MAW
  1942-1944, 7503, VMSB-243
  1944-1945, 7503, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
  1945-1945, 9905, Landing Signals Officers Course Oceana NAS, VA
  1945-1946, 7503, Aviation Units
  1946-1951, 7503, USMCR (Inactive)
  1951-1953, 7503, Aviation Units
  1953-1969, 7503, MARTD NAS Dallas, TX
  1969-1972, 9903, 4th MAW
  1972-1975, 9903, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Bismarck Archipelago Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1951-1953 Korean War
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
University of KentuckyGeorge Washington UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania
  1938-1941, University of Kentucky
  1946-1948, George Washington University
  1948-1949, University of Pennsylvania
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