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US Air Force Reviews

Updated October 21, 2017
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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein
Gen. David L. Goldfein
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Pros
  • Opportunity to travel the world and create meaningful experiences while working with the best people on the planet (in 420 reviews)

  • Excellent organization to serve your country (in 262 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Organization"

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    Current Employee - Senior Avionics Technician in Moody AFB, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Avionics Technician in Moody AFB, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The Air Force is a great way to serve your country and gain valuable training, skills, and experience. Best living and work condition of any of the armed forces.

    Cons

    Depending on your career field, promotion and advancement may be somewhat difficult. Requires more discipline a and often longer hours than a traditional profession.


  2. "Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay and Benefits package.

    Cons

    Deployments can be annoying and in undesirable locations.

  3. "Director of Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Superior leadership; well trained staff; noble & relevant mission

    Cons

    Long hours w/ a lot of travel


  4. "Awesome Job!"

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    Former Employee - Cyber Support
    Former Employee - Cyber Support
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great training and various work experiences

    Cons

    Travel can be extensive due to job requirements


  5. "Amazing opportunity!"

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    Former Employee - Ground Radar Systems Technician
    Former Employee - Ground Radar Systems Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, training and benefits

    Cons

    Lengthy contract either 4 or 6 years


  6. "Pharmacy manager"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work in a diverse community

    Cons

    Lots of overtime hours and not a lot of flexibility

    Advice to Management

    Slim down additional duties


  7. "aircraft maintenance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best branch of the United States military. I have seen and done a lot and wouldn't change the past 20 years for anything.

    Cons

    long hours with lots of time away from the home can be a down side. working all hours and weather

    Advice to Management

    give special pay incintives to all aircraft maintainers, security forces and every who does not work in an office environment

  8. "F-16 Avionics Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    The benefits of a friend group that one could obtain is outstanding. As well as team effort, we get the job done efficiently and as quickly as possible to complete the mission.

    Cons

    18 hour days on the flightline and being on call 24/7.


  9. "A-10 Avionics Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    --People
    --Education Benefits
    --Family Friendly
    --Training
    --Job/sense of accomplishment

    Cons

    --hours can sometimes get crazy

    Advice to Management

    Not really much to say. Less time on mandatory safety briefings would be nice, but I understand why they are implemented.


  10. "Not for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Tucson, AZ

    I worked at US Air Force full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Brotherhood. Job security. Great place to make friends.

    Cons

    Lack of freedom to do what you want. Leadership can be toxic.


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