US Marine Corps

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Amazing, Draining, Stressful, best time of my life.

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Former Employee - Combat Engineer in Camp Lejeune, NC
Former Employee - Combat Engineer in Camp Lejeune, NC

I worked at US Marine Corps as a contractor (more than 3 years)

Pros

Learn EVER leadership skills (if you apply your self). VERY rewarding. Get a get since of satisfaction, and gratification, with each Marine you affect.

Cons

If you pick a non-combat MOS, expect long hours and monotony. if you pick a combat MOS. expect stress, sadness, reward, since of honor. Very Physically demanding. Must be able to take Orders from peers.

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HAHAHA, get in and you'll understand that one.

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    Challenging and rewarding. Great mission and learning experience opportunities. You make it what it is.

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    Current Employee - Reserve Officer in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Reserve Officer in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at US Marine Corps part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great mission, great experiences. They look for people who are looking for a challenge.

    Cons

    Challenging is good, but too much of a good thing can be a challenge. Tough on family and work life balance.

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    Continue focus on the families.

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    Great place to work if you got the right attitude. Don't apply if you want to be rich.

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    Current Employee - Field Radio Operator in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Current Employee - Field Radio Operator in Camp Pendleton, CA

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Comradery, steady pay for a comfortable living, health and dental care, tuition assistance, physical fitness programs and most of all being able to serve your country as one of the few and the proud!

    Cons

    Leadership can be poor, depending on your specific job it may take a long time to get promoted, if in a relationship it may be difficult on your significant other during training and deployment, waiting for word to be passed, micro management. Oh, there are also alot of budget cuts and downsizing!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. NCO's are the backbone. Give them more responsibility and less micro management. 2. Sometimes "suck it up" is not the best advice to something done.
    3.Focus on Marines with family, especially the junior Marines, and make sure they are taken care of.
    4. Give Marines more PME and resources for issues such as sexual health, alcohol abuse, and financial planning.

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