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Updated September 26, 2017
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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein
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  1. "Best time of my life"

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    Former Employee - Crew Chief in Dover, DE
    Former Employee - Crew Chief in Dover, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pay was good and benifits hard to beat

    Cons

    Long hours and tough management


  2. "Great org"

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

    Pros

    Time off, Family Time, Down Days, Great Pay, Easy Work

    Cons

    Always on call, deployments, pay isnt great compared to civilian sector

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  3. "Cyber Operations, Flight Chief"

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    Current Employee - Cyber Operations, Chief in Kirtland AFB, NM
    Current Employee - Cyber Operations, Chief in Kirtland AFB, NM
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great career Opportunities and advancement

    Cons

    Constantly moving to fit the USAF needs


  4. "USAF"

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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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Guaranteed paycheck. Work hard, study hard, get promoted.

    Cons

    Some Airmen take advantage and just coast along, not pulling their own weight.


  5. "Honored To Have Served As Those Who Served Before Me"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Comradery, training, benefits, and locations are some of the pros of being a part of the USAF.

    Cons

    At the time the mission first mentality can be difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to take care of all Airmen.


  6. "Awesome opportunities"

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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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great travel, culture, promotion opportunities and education

    Cons

    Sometimes dangerous, time intensive, demanding

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people


  7. "Aim High!"

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    Current Employee - E6 - Air Force - Technical Sergeant in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - E6 - Air Force - Technical Sergeant in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Stability, Work Experience, Paid Training, Retirement Benefits

    Cons

    Limited Job Flexibility, Limited Choice of Location

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the little people. They're the ones that really make an organization great.

  8. "I enjoyed serving my country as an enlisted Airman in the United States Air Force."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The pros were Discipline, Technical trade, Traveling to other countries and believe it or not the pay wasn't that bad.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges included time away from family, long hours (depending on ur AFSC) and can get stagnant if you are stuck in one spot too long.


  9. "Shift"

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    Current Employee - Space Systems Operator in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Space Systems Operator in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great experience
    -Developed my leadership qualities
    -Formed strong bonds

    Cons

    -Sometimes sacrificed family life for the mission

    Advice to Management

    -Keep taking care of Airmen


  10. "sheet metal"

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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

    great trade, you pick up many skills

    Cons

    location, its hard being so far from home

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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