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Musician 1st Robert M. Behrend,


MU1 Robert M. Behrend

Musician 1st Class Bobby Behrend, a native of Springfield, Va., joined the Navy Band in May 2010.  He was appointed to the Navy Band during his sophomore year at the University of North Texas, and he intends to finish his music degree there.  His primary instructors include Brian Bowman and Master Chief Musician (retired) Roger Behrend.  Behrend is the third generation of Behrends to serve in a premiere military band.  His grandfather served for 22 years in the United States Army Band and his father retired from the United States Navy Band in August 2009 after 30 years of service.


In his free time, Behrend enjoys cooking and spending time with his family.