: A person from the American Deep South
in military service.
- Straight: Billy Bob Stevenson from Arkansas is a corporal in service with the USMC, scores top marks in target shooting with a 12-gauge shotgun, likes to blow stuff up, and has less respect for the protocol than his fellow Marines.
- Exaggerated: Billy Bob is pretty much a cowboy in military service, solving all his problems with More Dakka and flagrantly disobeying orders with and without reason. The Marines still keep him on, because he's Just That Good.
- Downplayed: Billy Bob is a USMC corporal with a stereotypical Southern accent and an affinity for shotguns, but just as strict about orders as the rest of the squad.
- Justified: Billy Bob joined the military just recently, and hasn't yet grown into respecting the protocol and his superiors.
- Inverted: Billy Bob is a brilliant intelligence analyst who only fired a gun one or two times in his life.
- Subverted: One of the Marines mentions another one named "Billy Bob", and the new guy immediately assumes he's a stereotypical shotgun-toting Southerner. When he meets Billy Bob in person, he turns out to be a Corporal Tough with great respect for the chain of command and military tradition...
- Double Subverted: ...unless he gets his hands on a Grenade Launcher or a minigun - and when he does, he actually screams "Yee-haw!" as he lays waste to the enemies.
- Parodied: The Southern Fried Private of the work is none other than Alice Stevenson, who is nontheless the best in the company thanks to her harsh Southern upbringing.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Billy Bob is no different to all the other Marines, despite his Southern origin.
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: ???
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: Billy Bob got into the USMC precisely to get away from the chaotic Southern life, so he's more serious about following orders than most other Marines.
- Discussed: "What about the new guy?" "You mean Billy Bob?" "Yeah, him." "Well... he's from Arkansas. I don't think it's going to be too conductive to proper procedure."
- Conversed: "Ever notice how there's always a redneck on the squad in these military shows?"
- Billy Bob gets a lot of hazing and trashtalk for supposedly being a stereotypical Southern redneck. In reality, he's not, and would be a regular serviceman if his squaddies didn't keep throwing blanket parties for him.
- Billy Bob's cowboy behavior gets him busted and court-martialed.
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