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"A good Military career interesting and lots of travel"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Advancement is very good. Chance to live and work in many different parts of the country. Many training opportunities. Current system allows for retirement at 20 years 50% base pay. Housing and COLA pay. Retirement increases at 2.5% a year after 20. Mandatory retirement at 30 years. For max of 75% base pay.

Cons

Moving every 4 years gets old after awhile. Military Retirement system like everywhere under threat. Health care cost increasing for retiree's

Advice to Management

None

Other Employee Reviews for US Coast Guard

  1. "Military services as first job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commissioned Officer
    Current Employee - Commissioned Officer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Experience, security and the comrade rime

    Cons

    Frequent Travel and working conditions


  2. "Good if you like the water and moving."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good benefits. Randomly interesting stuff happens from time to time.

    Cons

    Duty hours can be ridiculous.

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