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"Long days, Little reward"

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Former Employee - Infantry in Fort Lewis, WA
Former Employee - Infantry in Fort Lewis, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at US Army full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great job security
Great benefits
If you can make friends with leaders then it is easy to advance your career
Free Gym use
Family programs

Cons

Inconsistent work hours
Low salaries
Abusive work enviroment
Hard to make friends
Long waits/lots of paperwork to correct pay or housing issues

Advice to Management

Make promotions a merit based system instead of a "buddy" system.

Other Employee Reviews for US Army

  1. "Fun, challenging, and stressful"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Supervisor in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Supervisor in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    World-wide travel with pay
    Great medical and education benefits
    Structure and stability

    Cons

    Not in control of everywhere you might or everything you might do
    Some leaders are not ready to be leaders, but their rank gives them something to hide behind
    It can be extremely stressful for those with families because of the time commitment

    Advice to Management

    Continue weeding out the bad leadership from within the ranks. Soldiers deserve the best opportunities for mentorship and growth.


  2. "Great overall experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Training and payare good

    Cons

    Playing the Politics game gets old fast


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