Squad leaders became buck sergeants in compensation, with a corporal as second in command.
Early in my 10th Infantry days, a corporal assembled about 30 of us new soldiers from different units for basic close-order drill.
Computers, waffle irons, toasters, you name it, all have one major advantage over us corporal beings: They aren't burdened with the ability to think.
Usually, they move in teams of three to five men, with the senior man being a corporal or sergeant.
He had joined up while still in his teens, seen active service and risen to the rank of corporal in the Royal Army Corps.
However, white-collar has moved from sergeant to corporal in terms of who should be prepared as leaders.
This fact confirms directly the concept of higher responsiveness of brain regions to acupuncture of auricular versus corporal points.
They marched in twos, first sergeant, then corporal , then the recruits in pairs.
Many encumbrances that our bodies endure, including detrimental ones like viruses, have an unwelcome and deeply altering effect on our already flimsy corporal authority.
Decent wine and good food are among Taylor's corporal pleasures and he speaks with what one local describes as a ‘snooty, old-fashioned Ulster accent’.