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The positives almost equal out the negatives

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Former Employee - Chemical Operations Specialist in Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Former Employee - Chemical Operations Specialist in Fort Leonard Wood, MO

I worked at US Army

Pros

I felt the best reasons to be in the US Army were College Money, Opportunities to Travel, and Experiences working in Groups. I successfully used all of my allotted college money already. When I was still in the Army I was stationed in Germany. This provided me a great opportunity to visit many different countries which was a great learning experience. I definitely think I learned more traveling than I would have if I had taken the traditional route through college. Lastly the Army provided a unique environment to work with people from different place and backgrounds.

Cons

Getting Exploited by the Government, Constant Lies from Management, Anti-Intellectual Environment,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Quit Drinking the Kool-Aid

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Bogus. Take this with a grain of salt.

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    Former Employee - Linguist in Augusta, GA
    Former Employee - Linguist in Augusta, GA

    I worked at US Army

    Pros

    Free clothes. Training. It's not just a job, it's a misadventure.

    Cons

    Wearing the same clothes every day. Going through all of the training and having it wasted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pull your head out. I had some crappy squad leaders. There are some good people in the Army, but they are rarely in positions of power.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Take on debt and go to College.

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    Former Employee - Helicopter Pilot. in Enterprise, AL
    Former Employee - Helicopter Pilot. in Enterprise, AL

    I worked at US Army

    Pros

    Patriotic Duty, Depending on your Skill or MOS good training. You will make friends that will last you a lifetime.

    Cons

    I had the best job in the Army which was CH-47 Helicopter pilot. The single best day was when I got a DD214 that said Honorable Discharge. I was so happy to take off that uniform. I promissed myself that I will never again place myself into a postion that places someone dumber than I am in charge of my life. My commander attempted to kill me no less than 3 times because he was an idiot.

    I would not recommend anyone joining until they start caring for soldiers a little better.. The promise of school money is not worth the aggrivation. It is better to take on some debt and be free of these monkeys. I promise. If they really need you.... They will call you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of the enlisted folks

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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