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"The national Guard was an awesome place to work"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Flight Engineer in Peoria, IL
Former Employee - Flight Engineer in Peoria, IL
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Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at US National Guard full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Brother/sisterhood. You really develop a close tie to your workplace, everyone ends up being your family.
The people are awesome.
The Job is exciting and fun.

Cons

Deployments are every few years and last a year. They can be tedious and dangerous.
You do not get a choice of who you work with.
The pay is decent but could be much better.
You can not ask for a raise.

Other Employee Reviews for US National Guard

  1. "COL and GO leadership lacking."

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    Current Employee - Officer in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Officer in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. Awesome coworkers. The rank and file really care and want to make a difference.

    Cons

    Enlisted and Junior Officers are hampered by COLs and GOs who stay way past thier careers have culminated.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid to be the bad guy. Tell some of the dead weight it is time to go.


  2. "Infantryman"

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    Former Employee - Infantryman
    Former Employee - Infantryman
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US National Guard part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good health care benefits, extra pay

    Cons

    Poor working conditions, long days.. All part of being in the military

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