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Joe Roos while he was deployed in Basra, Iraq.(J.P. Lawrence)

TROOP: Joe Roos pens hip hop song for soldiers

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Yeah, I hear the word "Soldier" get thrown around a lot -- especially in hip hop. And it got thrown around so loosely that the meaning of it may have gotten perverted. Well, I'm more than just a Soldier, I'm a troop.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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