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Bud Roberts Jr. (full name: Budrick Roberts Jr.) is a Captain in the United States Navy and a member of the JAG Corps.



The son of Master Chief Storekeeper Big Bud Roberts and an unnamed civilian woman, Bud, his younger brother Mike and their sister Winifred all lived a relatively normal life up until the death of their mother with Big Bud raising his three children by himself and with Big Bud using methods that sometimes bordered on abusive, leading to a strained relationship between Big Bud and his three children.

JAG Season 1

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JAG Season 4

JAG Season 5

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JAG Season 7

JAG Season 8

JAG Season 9

In the JAG Season 9 episode, "What If?", it was shown that in an alternate reality, as a result of Bud never joining the Navy or even marrying Harriet, he worked as a hot-tub salesman alongside his brother, Mickey.

NCIS Season 1

JAG Season 10

NCIS Season 14

In the NCIS Season 14 episode, "Rogue", Bud returns and it's revealed that he has been promoted to Captain.

NCIS Season 15

In the NCIS Season 15 episode, "Dark Secrets", Gibbs visits Bud an ask about a Navy Lieutenant appears to have taken her own life. That working in his office.


Physical Appearance


Relationships with Family Members

Big Bud Roberts

Mickey Roberts

Relationships with JAG Colleagues

Harmon Rabb Jr.

A.J Chegwidden

Sarah MacKenzie

Harriet Sims

Loren Singer

Sturgis Turner

Awards and Decorations

Here is a list of awards and decorations Bud wore:

  • Purple Heart.
  • Meritorious Service Medal.
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal.
  • Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, w/1 gold award star (2nd award).
  • Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
  • Navy Unit Commendation, w/1 bronze service star (2nd award).
  • National Defense Service Medal, w/1 bronze service star (2nd award).
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
  • Humanitarian Service Medal.
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.