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  • "For the record, I was a 'troopie' at Paratus - a photojournalist with no rank at all until the last four months of my national service.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Move out and receive fire, troopie by Tom Murphy on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2008 at 8: 12: 51 AM by john de herrera on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2008 at 11: 35: 02 PM

    And Then We Will Die

  • Move out and receive fire, troopie by Tom Murphy on Thursday, Dec 20, 2007 at 9: 49: 16 PM

    The 9/11 War Games

  • I heard about them on the news, from Mom, who read the paper, and at the troopie canteen in Hartley.

    Rainbow’s End

  • It brought troopie canteens full of laughter and camaraderie, and squads of soldiers drinking Lion beers in our living room, radiant with sweat, the bush, and adventure.

    Rainbow’s End

  • The best generals are those who know what it means to be a troopie.

    One Veteran's Story

  • Considering what later emerged about his military career, it's also possible any troopie going near him for treatment would have exhibited paranoid tendencies - even without the benefits of any dagga.

    IOL: News

  • Journalist probably saw a troopie buying one and jumped to conclusions ...

    Army Rumour Service

  • As far as the possibility goes that some TSA troopie might see mine, see above.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • I see a group of Aboriginal ladies standing near a troopie marked 'Y8end&m@ Night Patrol', and decide to approach them.

    The View from Elsewhere

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  • Australian slang - troop carrier. I have no idea whether military types use this word. In general use it refers to a 4WD vehicle with bench seats along each side of the rear cabin.

    March 4, 2009