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My career in the Marine Corps has had a profound and positive influence on every aspect of my life.

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Former Employee - E-8/1stSgt (Senior Enlisted Advisor) in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - E-8/1stSgt (Senior Enlisted Advisor) in San Diego, CA

I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

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

Pros

The Marine Corps developes leadership and an esprit de corps that is unmatched anywhere else I have worked. It has provided me skills and mental toughness to work under austere environments with a can-do attitude. The Marine Corps also provides training in many areas and can prepare people with much needed skills that can be applied to a successful and profitable career in the civilian sector. Honor, courage, and commitment is the Corps' trademark; values in which I live by.

Cons

While I agree with the intent of the height/weight standards that are currently in affect, I believe the Corps is doing itself a disservice by making it difficult for those Marines who are are above their maximum ht/wt to continue to have a successful career, yet are still able to pass all the physical fitness and uniform standards.

Advice to Management

Treat all Marines with firmness and fairness, without prejudice and your Marines will follow you wherever called upon.

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

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

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

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

    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.

    Advice to Management

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


  2. Great job for the Few

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps

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

    Pros

    Comraderie, the sense of purpose and mission focus.

    Cons

    Is and will be getting smaller due to cuts in the budget


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