SPECIALIST HUMOR. Anticipatory Retaliation posts a list of 213 mostly amusing quips and observations from a, likely apocryphal, “SPC Schwarz stationed with the Army in the Balkans.”… [OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY]
i was a specialist once, it is a strange rank. You are not a corporal, a jr. nco. yet you aren't a private either. I was as I recall the leader of an infantry team, which is more or less a corporal position, and then i left to go to grad school.