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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. "Army Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great pay and benfits. Gives you the leadership development that is needed in the U.S.

    Cons

    Family time can be out the window based on you job.


  2. "A good place to start and a great career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Battalion Executive Officer
    Former Employee - Battalion Executive Officer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Army full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are great. You will make friends for life, and become a member of a team so close you feel like family.

    Cons

    Long hours in the field and the occasional deployment make this lifestyle challenging for your family.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Soldiers informed as much and as early as possible. Unpleasant news is easier to digest with a reasonable amount of lead time.

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