US Marine Corps Reviews

Updated April 27, 2015
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  1. Great place for four years or to retire

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at US Marine Corps (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Team environment. Opportunity to lead. Opportunity to travel and meet new people.

    Cons

    You must be flexible, because things can change a lot.

  2. Sergeant of the armory

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at US Marine Corps (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed the job a lot more then I thought I would.

    Cons

    Some days we would work almost 24 hours with little or no sleep. it was hard work but it was fun.

  3. Marine

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Marine Corps

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everything, Training, Travel, Uniforms, Weapons

    Cons

    Everything, Training, Travel, Chain of command, NJP

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  5. Maintenance Officer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent leadership training and opportunity for advancement. Anyone, regardless of your education or background can make it to the top. It just takes a little initiative

    Cons

    It demands a lot of your time and if you do not balance properly it can be tough to manage home and family.

    Advice to Management

    Continue on current trajectory but be careful not to fall into a zero defect mentality. Allow subordinates enough room to make mistakes

  6. Combat Camera Videographer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dumfries, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dumfries, VA

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The Marine Corps as an establishment is an amazing organization. Hard work, integrity, and dedication get you everywhere within the Corps.

    Cons

    Though the establishment itself is a well-oiled machine, the few "rotten eggs" within it have the capability of making your career exponentially less enjoyable and fulfilling as is could be.

  7. Best company ever

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, great working atmosphere.

    Cons

    poor pay, limited time off.

    Advice to Management

    take every opportunity you can while on active duty.

  8. Scheduling

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    Current Employee - Scheduling NCO in Parris Island, SC
    Current Employee - Scheduling NCO in Parris Island, SC

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You gain a lot of Experience dealing with outside agencies. the enjoyment that your work has a purpose.

    Cons

    Long Hours, but they are enjoyable. I do not believe there is any cons to this job. Every job has little stressors but you get used to them.

  9. Radio Chief and Platoon Sergeant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The benefits are second to none. 30 days paid vacation, full medical and dental, discounts at many stores, and respect from your community

    Cons

    Promotions are very skewed. Everyone can eventually get promoted if they do not get into trouble for long enough. Likely hood of leaving family and friends for months at a time.

    Advice to Management

    Stream line the promotion polices to allow only highly qualified individuals for advancement.

  10. 29 years of Aviation Supply Logistics experience

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    Current Employee - Aviation Supply Chief in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Aviation Supply Chief in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Ability to serve country and protect U.S. Way of life

    Cons

    There aren't any bad things to share

  11. Mission oriented and unit cohesion prioritizing command.

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    Former Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician in Jacksonville, NC
    Former Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician in Jacksonville, NC

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A well organized military institution that pride themselves off pride and tradition.

    Cons

    Timed contractual obligation with the government. Managing temperamental young adult attitudes while they adjust to military lifestyle.

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