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"Third largest employer in Rhode Island"

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Current Employee - Soldier in Warwick, RI
Current Employee - Soldier in Warwick, RI
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Positive Outlook

I have been working at US National Guard part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

FREE college with a state tuition waiver
Federal GI Bill for college
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance / $400,000
Thrift Saving Plan / 401-K
Tax free base shopping
Free travel (nationwide) on all military flights
Military discounts at Disney Resorts
Family support network

Cons

Always have to ready for a state emergancy . Always alert. (natural disasters, terrorist attacks)

Advice to Management

None

Other Employee Reviews for US National Guard

  1. "Everyone should serve"

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    Current Employee - 68W Instructor in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - 68W Instructor in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Get to travel and meet new people.
    Great experiance that I can use to help my civilican life.
    Great values system.
    I feel like I'm actually contributing to something much bigger than myself that will help make things better for my family in the future.

    Cons

    Extremely Senior upper management doesn't seem to understand what really goes on my level.
    Takes time away from family, and sometimes on EXTREMELY short notice.

    Advice to Management

    DON'T MICRO MANAGE EVERYTHING!!!


  2. "Tons of opportunities, but you need to be persistent in getting what you want. Do NOT take "NO" for an answer"

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    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They pay 100% of college tuition.

    Cons

    I heard my state is trying to cut the college tuition funding.

    Advice to Management

    Try to get people actual hands on training for their jobs other than just AIT.


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