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It opened my eyes and made me see exactly what I want out of life.

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Former Contractor - E4 - Petty Officer Third Class in Pearl Harbor, HI
Former Contractor - E4 - Petty Officer Third Class in Pearl Harbor, HI

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

Pros

* Opportunity to meet some very nice people
* The respect I got from people outside of the organization was amazing
* THE BENEFITS
* Getting stationed in exotic locations

Cons

* The are people that are extremely narrow-minded and think that the Navy is their ticket to success (where in reality only the officer's and Chiefs who have been in over 20 years are able to find financial success in short periods of time)
* It takes FOREVER to become a real person of influence (but this is still a mirage because no matter how high you get there is ALWAYS someone to tell you what to do
* The underway culture is screwed up meaning when the husbands and wives go out to sea, ALL BETS ARE OFF and this is widely accepted by 99.9% of members.
*LONG HOURS - This probably goes without saying but once you sign on the dotted line, THEY HAVE YOU.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I know that it's tradition to just treat people certain ways based on rank and rank alone, but take the time to give qualified people a chance to really take charge and become a leader even if their collar device doesn't say they are capable.

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    Navy is good in theory

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and constant pay check.

    Cons

    Leadership is sloppy and inconsistent and personnel in the chain of command are all to apt at telling you how to do things a certain way, meanwhile showing lower grade personnel bad examples and poor decisions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good Job

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    Current Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician/Instructor in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician/Instructor in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    decent pay
    job security, even though that is less then it used to be.
    A lot of vacation time 30 days a year.

    Cons

    to much time away from home
    to much uncertantity as to when you will be away form home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    care more about your people, and make the time away from home more stable.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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