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"Good stepping stone for bigger and greater things""

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Current Employee - UAV Operator in Twentynine Palms, CA
Current Employee - UAV Operator in Twentynine Palms, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great benefits such as "GI bill". Great people and a lot of opportunities in the future.

Cons

Very demanding both physically and mentally and sometimes it is hard to deal with some of the decisions that superiors make.

Advice to Management

Take care of your junior Marines.

Other Employee Reviews for US Marine Corps

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    "Great stepping stone to a better future"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maint Management Chief in Fort Leonard Wood, MO
    Current Employee - Maint Management Chief in Fort Leonard Wood, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Prepares you for the world outside of the military.
    - Great travel opportunities
    - Amazing other benefits (Medical, dental, housing, etc.)

    Cons

    - Many of the senior officials are hopelessly lost when it comes to technology
    - Long hours many times even when not deployed
    - Zero defect mentality leads to many Marines getting out for dumb reasons

    Advice to Management

    Modernize quicker


  2. "Most challenging and loved job I have ever wanted"

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    Former Employee - U S Marine in Quantico, VA
    Former Employee - U S Marine in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teamwork, daily challenges, leadership opportunities, experience many different places and cultures, chance to learn a useful skill and to earn a degree.

    Cons

    Travel to possible hostile locations, work schedule, lack of privacy in personal life, lack of relocation possibilities, physically challenging, low pay at entry level.

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