National Guard

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Good while it lasted

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Sense of service, pays for college, career opportunities afterwards

Cons

Not a lot incentive to re-enlist, below average leadership in most cases, just another number

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    Served 6 and 1/2 years in the Missouri National Guard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sergeant, Squad Leader, Equipment Operator, Instructor  in  Carthage, MO
    Former Employee - Sergeant, Squad Leader, Equipment Operator, Instructor in Carthage, MO

    Pros

    College Money, Leadership Opportunities, Lifelong Friendships, Community Engagement, and Worldwide Travel

    Cons

    While simultaneously serving and attending college, my grades suffered when other students could study for upcoming exams while I had to go sacrifice that study time to serve the military.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When enlisted soldiers complete After Action Reviews at the conclusion of military functions, actually read those reviews and provide feedback on why those recommendations can or cannot be implemented.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    Life in the National Guard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Strong Values and opens door to good benefits

    Cons

    It can be very difficult to get promoted

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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