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Awesome

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Former Employee - Storekeeper in Buzzards Bay, MA
Former Employee - Storekeeper in Buzzards Bay, MA

I worked at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

Solid family enviornment. No combat. Life changing experiencen.

Cons

Its still the military, and the hours are long.

Advice to Management

Take more time to explain why to the young recruits during their 1st tour.

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  1. A good Military career interesting and lots of travel

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Advancement is very good. Chance to live and work in many different parts of the country. Many training opportunities. Current system allows for retirement at 20 years 50% base pay. Housing and COLA pay. Retirement increases at 2.5% a year after 20. Mandatory retirement at 30 years. For max of 75% base pay.

    Cons

    Moving every 4 years gets old after awhile. Military Retirement system like everywhere under threat. Health care cost increasing for retiree's

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Good if you like the water and moving.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Coast Guard

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good benefits. Randomly interesting stuff happens from time to time.

    Cons

    Duty hours can be ridiculous.


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