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www.defense.gov
Washington, DC
10000+ employees
1947
Government
Aerospace & Defense
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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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 ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Health Technician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Health Technician in San Diego, CA
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    I have been working at US Department of Defense full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Enjoy working with patients of all ages
    Allows me the opportunity to work independently or as a team member

    Cons

    Difficult to move to a higher status

    Advice to Management

    Rotation of personnel

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US Department of Defense Photos

US Department of Defense photo of: United States Department of Defense is headquartered at The Pentagon in Arlington, VA (Photo attributed to DoD photo by Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force - )
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US Department of Defense Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at US Department of Defense.

    Interview

    Long hiring process 4-8 months. Submit for a job listing. If resume is referred, then a telephone interview is conducted before selection is made. Multiple interviews may be required based on the position and number of applicants being screened.

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US Department of Defense Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities -- Top 25 Government Agencies (#5), DiversityBusiness.com, 2012
  • Top 20 Government Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
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