US Army
3.9 of 5 4,837 reviews
www.army.mil Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

US Army Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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3.9 4,837 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

US Army Secretary John McHugh

John McHugh

(1,423 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend
4,837 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The army has great benefits good pay if you are married with kids ok assistance for tuition"
    in 324 reviews
  • "The pay and benefits are a bonus in accordance with the aforementioned information"
    in 93 reviews
Cons:
  • "Deployments away from family are definitely a negative for this organization"
    in 413 reviews
  • "Can't say much about on the cons except that at times you will be away from home"
    in 160 reviews
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    I would do it all over again

    Offset Press Operator (Current Employee)
    Fort Bragg, NC

    ProsTeaches growth leadership and responsibility

    ConsThe fact that I had to wake up extremely early

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice keep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent opportunities

    US Army Helicopter Pilot (Current Employee)

    ProsGood pay, great benefits, and you can be trained in a job of your interest. Once you've had enough you can transition back to civilian life with experience and training that will continue to reward you with job opportunities.

    ConsLong hours, travel to far corners of the world where you can meet new and interesting people and cultures. Miss out on family life for extended periods of time. You have to commit to several years of service.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good place to be

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros30 paid days leave a year

    Consdeployments, field Not being with family

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    Would not trade experiences for anything in the world.

    Operations NCO (Former Employee)

    Pros30 days of paid vacation a year, full health coverage, plenty of opportunity for advancement in both responsibilities and pay.

    ConsWhile the pay is good, while you are serving, you feel like you are not earning what you really deserve. They always seem to have a finger on you, not enough freedom and true "time off." If you don't get along well with your supervisor, its not like a job in the civilian world where if you can't work things out you can just look for another job. Your contract keeps you under their control

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Human Resources Specialist (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people, company values, leadership

    ConsWAR, Pay, time-off, personal growth, familu

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A life learning experience that will test your will, determination and values, but if done right you will be a person

    Soldier (Former Employee)

    Prosyou get to meet many different people and travel the world, along with learning new skills for a better life!

    Consyou will have many days of stress and confusion, things will be repetitive and you will not meet people just like you but many will have negative attitudes and poor principles, also your life will be on the line 24 hrs a day!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Tank Crew Member (Former Employee)
    Friedberg, Hesse (Germany)

    ProsGreat benefits, job security, pay.

    ConsYou may have to go overseas, and you are away from your family for long periods of time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Tacoma, WA

    ProsIt is a great place to have a career. I the opportunities to advance are unlimited. You can take pride in what you do.

    ConsYou spend a lot of time away from home.

    Advice to Senior Managementno advice

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood pay, awesome travel experience, and Good friends can be made

    ConsLot of time away from home dealing with situations that you don't really have the opportunity to share with your family.

    Advice to Senior Managementlisten

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    A great learning experience.

    91D (Current Employee)
    Coraopolis, PA

    ProsGreat to live by Values, Respected Structure, Good Benefits, Meet great people from around the world, Travel, Learn!

    ConsPhysical Fitness, Overly Strict Leadership (Some), not much else for me personally

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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