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"Dedicated to serving for the security of the nation"

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Current Employee - Branch Chief in Fort Knox, KY
Current Employee - Branch Chief in Fort Knox, KY
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Neutral Outlook
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I have been working at US National Guard full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Service to nation, Full Time job, Vast benefits, Multiple travel opportunities

Cons

Need better vision and direction for future, At the whims of bureaucratic machine

Advice to Management

Give clear concise guidance with vision and purpose for the mission. If you don't provide that, then we will drive the mission in a manner that we best deem necessary. Need better communication.

Other Employee Reviews for US National Guard

  1. "Platoon Leader in Chemical Decontamination Unit"

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    Current Employee - Platoon Leader/Lieutenant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Platoon Leader/Lieutenant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Varied fields, know schedule a year ahead of time, not 24-7, lots of resources and knowledgable people to help when you have questions, lots of battle buddies

    Cons

    career progression differs from civilian side and takes some time to understand,


  2. Helpful (1)

    "A tour at the Guard Bureau is challenging, eye opening, and highly rewarding... if you can deal with bureaucracy."

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    Former Employee - Legislative Liaison in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Legislative Liaison in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US National Guard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wide variety of missions, strong career growth opportunities, culture of mentorship, work/life balance, great pay and benefits, opportunities for travel.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic systems can be frustrating, headquartered in the suburbs of VA not near METRO, potential to find yourself professionally pigeonholed.

    Advice to Management

    Give Guardmen the opportunity to weigh in on process improvement. Soldiers and civilians give tremendously of themselves because they believe in the mission, the best way to honor that is to ensure their time is well spent.

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