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Updated December 15, 2017
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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein
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  1. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Predictability, good benefits and great opportunities

    Cons

    Family Absenses during long deployments

    Advice to Management

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  2. "Go Active Duty"

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    Current Employee - E7 - Air Force - Master Sergeant in Hampton, VA
    Current Employee - E7 - Air Force - Master Sergeant in Hampton, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great way of life. Opportunities for travel, training, promotion. Great benefits like medical, dental and retirement pension.

    Cons

    Must adhere to strict code of conduct and ethics. Some people feel they lose their freedom of expression by joining the military.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your subordinates. Take care of your people and they will take care of you.

  3. "Air Force Officer"

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    Current Employee - O5 - Air Force - Lieutenant Colonel in Peterson AFB, CO
    Current Employee - O5 - Air Force - Lieutenant Colonel in Peterson AFB, CO
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Service to country. Worldwide assignments.

    Cons

    Lack of control over assignments


  4. "Great career opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Hurlburt Field, FL
    Former Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Hurlburt Field, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Retirement program, educational benefits, VA benefits, Travel experience, and teamwork building experienced to be gained. 30 days paid vacation a year. Free healthcare and life insurance.

    Cons

    At times you may work long hours, be taken away from family for a short time, have week long excersices in which you will be in full chem warfare gear.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the experience that comes in to the service. Incentives should be given to maintenance personnel.


  5. "US AF"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    If you like teamwork this is the best place to be.

    Cons

    Everyone you work with will not share the same values.


  6. "United States Air Force"

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    Current Employee - RF Transmission Systems Tech
    Current Employee - RF Transmission Systems Tech
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Good Training in selected field.

    Cons

    Tightly managed, Not taken seriously until you gain rank.


  7. "Security Forces"

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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

    Training is easy. People are easy to work with

    Cons

    Once you get in trouble you are only looked at in a negative light

  8. "Enlisted"

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    Current Employee - Information Security Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Information Security Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, compensation, and time off.

    Cons

    Poor hours, sometimes has bad management, giant bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the EPR systems. It is a colossal waste of taxpayer money.


  9. "Great experience"

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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 part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Discipline, well paid, exciting mission

    Cons

    Long hours, long separations from family, bad food,


  10. "Electrical System Craftsman"

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

    Pros

    You will work with some of the greatest people in the world and you will learn a trade.

    Cons

    Training is not always first priority.


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