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U.S. Army Reserve Employee Reviews about "deployments"

Updated Sep 22, 2019

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U.S. Army Reserve CEO Jeffrey W. Talley
Jeffrey W. Talley
218 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, everything is open to the soldiers, great leadership, excellent training opportunities(in 38 reviews)

  • "Great Benefits and competitive salary(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "Many deployments, time away from family, some jobs have high inherent risks(in 43 reviews)

  • "Not everyone can strive in a military environment(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Army Life"

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    Current Employee - Commander 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, everything is open to the soldiers, great leadership, excellent training opportunities.

    Cons

    Many deployments, time away from family, some jobs have high inherent risks.

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-02-09
  2. "A way of life"

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    Current Employee - Training NCO in Fort Leonard Wood, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent Individual Benefits; Decent Pay; Job Security; Promotions; Comradery; Travel; Paid Training

    Cons

    Mandatory Training; Combat Deployments; Family Dental Insurance is Horrible

    U.S. Army Reserve2019-01-11
  3. "USAR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    College. Teamwork. Job Skills

    Cons

    deployment. That is about it. early mornings

    U.S. Army Reserve2018-09-26
  4. "First Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, training and leadership opportunities; and advancement if you are qualified. This is a mix of part and full time.

    Cons

    Possible deployment - which means your civiliian life is on hold for months at a time.

    Advice to Management

    The new OER and NCOER is great tool and forces leaders to be more truthful on the abilities of those they lead.

    U.S. Army Reserve2018-04-20
  5. "Career Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Retired SFC in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits package includes good base pay, food allowance, housing allowance, uniform allowance, health, dental, vision, and life insurance. Educational benefits second to none. All Federal Holidays plus generous leave time. They will train you into numerous different and exciting jobs based upon your qualifications. Love of Country.

    Cons

    Deployments and assignments can take you away from your family for extended periods of time.

    Advice to Management

    Let us end the war on terrorism and bring our soldiers home.

    U.S. Army Reserve2018-03-29
  6. "Network Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Benefits, the people, physical fitness, training opportunities, personal growth

    Cons

    Leadership, deployments, grunt work, stagnation

    U.S. Army Reserve2018-02-17
  7. "Best thing I've ever done."

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    Intelligence Analyst in Fort Knox, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve for more than 5 years

    Pros

    *Tons of benefits ranging from medical care, dental, life insurance. Want to know how much? $50 a month. That's it. If you're on orders.. FREE *Bonuses *Student Loan Repayment *MGIB - Pays for your college OR pays you to GO TO COLLEGE *Tuition Assistance - free college money

    Cons

    *Basic training - but this also teaches you quite a bit about maturity and life *Possible deployment *Work weekend between your regular job *Military culture

    U.S. Army Reserve2017-09-22
  8. "Deputy Division Chief"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Job, Outstanding People, Great Culture

    Cons

    Deployments, Longer Hours, Regular Moves

    Advice to Management

    None, they were excellent

    U.S. Army Reserve2017-08-31
  9. "Great Place to Start"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Oceanside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    local, education benefits, insurance, location

    Cons

    potential for long hours, deployments

    Advice to Management

    n/a

    U.S. Army Reserve2017-09-11
  10. "good exeperince"

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    Current Employee - Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    benefits/ education/pay/ responsibility/ team work

    Cons

    deployments / hours / transition / life work balance

    U.S. Army Reserve2017-03-16
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