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Corporal is a military rank that is used by most militaries. It is also used by some police forces or other uniformed organizations.

In the United States Army a Corporal is usually a fire team leader or second-in-command of a squad of soldiers. In the United States Marine Corps, Corporal is the rank for a team leader of a squad, machine gun team or the equivalent.

It is equal in grade but senior by job title to specialist in the U.S. Army.[1][2]

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  1. "U.S. Army Ranks". U.S. Army. 2011. Retrieved December 31, 2012.
  2. Torbush, Alicia (12 March 2009). "Corporal: Stepping into the world of NCOs". U.S. Army. Retrieved December 31, 2012.

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