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Updated May 25, 2018
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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein
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  1. "Squadron Superintendent"

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    Former Employee - Vectrus in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Vectrus in Fayetteville, NC

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

    Pros

    Career status is a great benefit.

    Cons

    Time away from family/extended work schedules/

    Advice to Management

    Provide tough feedback!


  2. "Great way to serve"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Quality people, best technology, great environment

    Cons

    No cons to working for the Air Force

  3. "Test Director"

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    Current Employee - Test Director in Eglin AFB, FL
    Current Employee - Test Director in Eglin AFB, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    See the world; learn applicable skills; further education

    Cons

    Deployments away from family can be difficult

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at US Air Force full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great travel, great time off you get 30 days off a year if you use it well its plenty.

    Cons

    if you have a mission essential job you dont really have time off so pick wisely


  5. "Maintenance Management Analysis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Honestly was an extremely diverse work load when you have IMDS, G081, and Com at your base.

    Cons

    The learning curve is pretty intense

    Advice to Management

    Excelsior


  6. "sea"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    great team to work with

    Cons

    uncertain days off, deployments aren't great.


  7. "Commander"

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    Current Employee - Officer/Pilot in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Officer/Pilot in Washington, DC
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    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People, interesting jobs and missions.

    Cons

    Gone from the family and uncertainty in scheduling and job moves.

  8. "Officer"

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

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    There are a multitude of career choices.

    Cons

    There is alot of red tape


  9. "Air Force at year 5"

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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

    Pros

    Leadership opportunities are second to none. I have learned a lot about managing people, organizations, and balancing my work and family life.

    Cons

    The inability to settle down with my family and plan for the future. The ability to plan for our future is more difficult.


  10. "There is a reason the Air Force isn’t struggling with manning"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Greenville, NC
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Greenville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great stuff, takes the best care of its Airmen and goes out of its way to ensure the core values are upheld

    Cons

    Normal military commitments, deployments and sacrifice. Can have demanding hours based on the job. Nothing as bad as the other branches as I have heard


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