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US Coast Guard Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
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  • Mid-grade officer

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    Current Employee - Military Officer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Military Officer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 10 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook


    Great promotion potential, training, and working with private industry Top notch enlisted personnel


    Routine moving, but that is part of the service

    Advice to Management

    Fewer civil supervisors and more active duty supervisors.

US Coast Guard Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at US Coast Guard.


    Easy stuff. Have your finances in order, don't pop positive on a drug test, don't have any felony charges, and don't be a complete idiot. If you're 17 or older and you have generally made wise decisions up to that point in your life.....then you should have no problem enlisting into the Coast Guard. Depending on the financial status of the military, you may have to be prepared to play the waiting game once you sign

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    • There is NOTHING difficult about getting into the military........unless you're dumb, you smoke weed, or you stole a car in your younger years!   Answer Question


    No negotiation phase. It's cut and dry.....either they will accept you, or they won't.

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1790
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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The United States Coast Guard (USCG) guards the public, the environment, and the economic and security interests of the US. One of the country's five armed services, the USCG is uniquely empowered to enforce military and humanitarian policies and civilian law in maritime regions. It operates in international waters, US coastal waters, ports, and inland waterways. Its primary roles consist of promoting maritime safety, supporting national defense, providing maritime security, protecting natural resources, and facilitating maritime transport and commerce. The USCG is part of... More

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