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sangh0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-03 12:56 PM
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30. I thought the generic term was "servicemember"...nt
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  -"Troop" versus "Soldier" rocknation  Sep-16-03 11:44 AM   #0 
  - because the campaign materials  el_gato   Sep-16-03 11:48 AM   #1 
  - I'm no military expert, but  bunnyj   Sep-16-03 11:50 AM   #2 
  - Jinx!  Whitacre D_WI   Sep-16-03 11:52 AM   #5 
  - Back atcha!  bunnyj   Sep-16-03 12:02 PM   #12 
  - I don't know what the Air Force has.  Throckmorton   Sep-16-03 12:00 PM   #9 
     - Then what is...  Whitacre D_WI   Sep-16-03 12:04 PM   #14 
  - The way I understand it...  Whitacre D_WI   Sep-16-03 11:51 AM   #3 
  - Troop and Solider  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 11:52 AM   #4 
  - Correct and "Troopers" usually apply to Cavalrymen  underpants   Sep-16-03 11:56 AM   #7 
  - Not To Be Confused With Calvary Men  arwalden   Sep-16-03 01:15 PM   #33 
  - Actually, troop is short for trooper...  Devils Advocate NZ   Sep-16-03 12:08 PM   #18 
  - Not anymore  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:09 PM   #20 
     - I thought the generic term was "servicemember"...nt  sangh0   Sep-16-03 12:56 PM   #30 
        - Thought wrong N/T  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 01:05 PM   #31 
  - Army=Dogface ~Marine=Jarhead ~Navy=Swabby~ Air Force=Easy duty  Bandit   Sep-16-03 12:28 PM   #25 
  - They are trying to dehumanize the soldiers who are dying by using troop  NNN0LHI   Sep-16-03 11:53 AM   #6 
  - Yes  oneighty   Sep-16-03 12:06 PM   #17 
  - For what it's worth.....  anotemouse   Sep-16-03 11:59 AM   #8 
  - Usage is a bit more common now  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:02 PM   #13 
  - Yes. "Puke" was pretty common, too.  5thGenDemocrat   Sep-16-03 12:35 PM   #26 
  - Hi anotemouse!!  newyawker99   Sep-16-03 06:14 PM   #37 
  - Term of Art  TacticalPeak   Sep-16-03 12:00 PM   #10 
  - Troop is a Cavalry term  pbeal   Sep-16-03 12:01 PM   #11 
  - Correct  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:04 PM   #15 
  - Actually a Cav troop is equal to a Company  underpants   Sep-16-03 12:05 PM   #16 
  - It's actually equal to a Company...  Patriot_Spear   Sep-16-03 12:11 PM   #23 
  - Good catch! N/T  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:22 PM   #24 
  - I ment to say company  pbeal   Sep-16-03 01:12 PM   #32 
     - We know you did  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 01:36 PM   #34 
  - Are the 205,000 reservists going to "war footing" Troops?  papau   Sep-16-03 12:09 PM   #19 
  - They  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:10 PM   #21 
  - I was a Cavalry Scout in the Army...  Patriot_Spear   Sep-16-03 12:10 PM   #22 
  - It's for uniformity's sake  OldSoldier   Sep-16-03 12:51 PM   #27 
  - Seen that poster  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 12:54 PM   #28 
  - By George (if you'll pardon the expression) I think I've got it!  rocknation   Sep-16-03 12:55 PM   #29 
  - "warfighter" is the safe term since it doesn't discriminate betwixt...  soothsayer   Sep-16-03 02:17 PM   #35 
  - Except  TAH6988   Sep-16-03 03:03 PM   #36 
  - It makes it sound less personal - I'll bet n/t  janekat   Sep-16-03 06:23 PM   #38 
 

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