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Rewarding 20 year career as a Marine Officer

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - O5 - Marines - Lieutenant Colonel in Washington, DC
Current Employee - O5 - Marines - Lieutenant Colonel in Washington, DC

I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Leading Marines was by far the most challenging and rewarding experience of my professional life. Sure, flying jets was cool, but having an impact on those young lives was tremendous.

Cons

I finished my career in the Pentagon working on acquisition programs. It's a broken system that was enormously frustrating, but it's the reality of the system we have in place.

Advice to Management

Trust your Marines.

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  1. Unmatched organization with fantastic people and unwavering ethos

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marine Corps Officer in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Marine Corps Officer in Norfolk, VA

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Number one is I am surrounded by the finest people I could hope to work with. My job is intellectually challenging and world changing. I have had unlimited educational opportunities, earning three masters along the way. Global deployments make it the most interesting job I can imagine.

    Cons

    Time away from family tops the list. The pending draw down has limited promotion opportunities and of course there is the standard bureaucratic nonsense like any organization faces.

    Advice to Management

    Hold the standard, do not give in to fads or political whims.


  2. Phenonenal Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Camp Lejeune, NC

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Sense of duty and pride. Will change your outlook on life and make you a better person

    Cons

    Being deployed for up to a year at a time.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the subject matter experts within your command


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