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  • www.defense.gov
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1947
  • Government
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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No matter how you measure it, by aircraft, ships, or active-duty military personnel, the US Department of Defense (DoD) is big. Except for Social Security, the Department of Defense -- comprising the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserves, and more than a dozen ...

US Department of Defense Reviews

4.1
84%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
Approve of CEO
Lloyd James Austin III
Lloyd James Austin III
85 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Federal Service is What You Make of it"

Jun 23, 2021 - Material Handler/Forklift Operator in Fort Drum, NY
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Great career advancement, benefits and retirement. If you are financially disciplined and start early, you can retire rich from government service. The US Government takes many steps to be a fair and

Cons

It involves working for the government. This will make perfect sense to anyone who has ever worked for any government ever. If not, jump in and give it a shot. Best case is you make a career. Worst
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Diversity & Inclusion at US Department of Defense

3.9
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US Department of Defense Interviews

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Positive70%
Negative6%
Neutral24%
Getting an Interview
Applied online64%
In Person11%
Recruiter8%
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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government AgenciesDiversityBusiness.com2012
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' ChoiceEqual Opportunity Publications2012

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What is paid time off like at US Department of Defense?

...Great benefits, access to military bases, flexible work schedule, paid holidays...

April 13, 2021

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