US Marine Corps - It worked for me, found a career, still in it after 30 years | Glassdoor
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"It worked for me, found a career, still in it after 30 years"

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Current Employee - Staff Sergeant in Honolulu, HI
Current Employee - Staff Sergeant in Honolulu, HI
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Develop / learn a new career (choose your MOS wisely), don't fall for the Marine Corps will figure out the best place to use you (they will and it will be 0311)
Travel
Opportunity to see the world, experience new cultures
Meet exciting new people, make friends with some of them, kill the rest
Navy takes you where you need to go
4 meals and a cot, on a good day...

Cons

Lots of waiting in line
Lots of waiting
and more waiting

Advice to Management

Senior management can't forget where they came from, up the ranks

Other Employee Reviews for US Marine Corps

  1. "Best job I've ever had."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sergeant/Sniper in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Former Employee - Sergeant/Sniper in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The camaraderie and sense of being a part of something much bigger than you.

    Cons

    The pay, constant deployments, and high levels of stress

    Advice to Management

    GET RID OF GENERAL AMOS!!!!


  2. "Captain Infantry Company Commander"

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    Former Employee - Infantry Officer in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Former Employee - Infantry Officer in Camp Lejeune, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coaching a winning team. In addition, there are many opportunities for selfless service.

    Cons

    Lack of familiy time. Dangerous missions. Long work hours.

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