US Air Force

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Truly meaningful work, great opportunity to serve others.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at US Air Force

Pros

Everyone shares a common purpose and shared sense of responsibility to the mission. Outstanding, committed people are the heart and soul of the organization.

Cons

Frequent deployments and travel away from family can be taxing. Promotion opportunities at most senior levels are very limited. Up or out system often results in good people being moved aside when they still have a lot to offer the organization.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Work on articulating the goals and success of the Air Force better to the general public.

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    What a Career

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    Former Employee - Superintendent
    Former Employee - Superintendent

    I worked at US Air Force

    Pros

    - Travel the World
    - Meet new people
    - Good Benefits
    - Good Retirement System
    - Discounted shopping (tax free)
    - 30 days a year vacation
    - Pride of serving your country

    Cons

    - Long periods away from home and family - Deployments
    - Exercises (constantly)
    - Can work long hours
    - Srict Lifestyle (highest standards of conduct)
    - Freedoms limited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop spending so much time trying to upgrade technology that by the time you uprade the systems, it is already outdated. In particular, the Logistics Standard Base Supply System is an ancient system. The Air Force Logistics gurus keep buying and implimenting systems that are junk and don't work well. They never consult the people in the trenches who have to use the systems they purchase. The systems they deploye end up taking more time to figure out and use when they are supposed to be saving time. Manning positions were cut to pay for these systems that were supposed to save man hours. Not the case - just ask the people working in the Logistics Readiness Squadrons using the garbage.

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    Greatest decision I ever made!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Air Force

    Pros

    Opportunity to impact world events and help change multiple lifes.

    Cons

    Relocation. In my 25 years I PCS'd (moved) 19 times.

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