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US Air Force Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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  • The amount of time away from family (in 631 reviews)

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  1. "Security forces"

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

    I have been working at US Air Force part-time

    Pros

    Benefits, health insurance, thirty days paid leave a year, travel, experience

    Cons

    Long work hours, difficult personalities, slow to change, discrimination

    Advice to Management

    Equal opportunity for all


  2. "Commander"

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    • Senior Management
    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 great quality of life enhancements

    Cons

    As with all military service, many family sacrifices due to multiple moves for assignment changes


  3. "I love what I do"

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

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Great way to travel and get some money for school

    Cons

    You are gonna spend a lot of time away from family


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  5. "USAF"

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    • Senior Management
    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 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent opportunity, room for growth/promotion. Ability to change careers during service is a plus. Great travel benefits.

    Cons

    Time away from family and friends is the ultimate sacrifice. Morale within some units will fluctuate with leadership changes. Expect to be called in on your days off.


  6. "UASF"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Barksdale AFB, LA
    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Barksdale AFB, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great benefits and opportunities to travel and meet new people and see new places

    Cons

    Not much to say on the con side.


  7. "Contracting Superintendent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Great organization to work for, have proudly served for 21 years!

    Cons

    Not Applicable, I have no cons


  8. "Better than finding another job"

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

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, 30 days vacation yearly, great benefits

    Cons

    Deployments and TDYs. Crappy leadership culture.

    Advice to Management

    The up-or-out system of leadership is ruining the Air Force.


  9. "Comptroller"

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    Current Employee - Comptroller in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Comptroller in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mission of the organization. Value placed on people.

    Cons

    Government rules and regulations. Lots of red tape.


  10. "Great Experience"

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

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Great chance to excel in a field you can use on the outside workforce

    Cons

    Work more with less resources


  11. "Completely love my time with the AF"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Promotion, retirement, way of life

    Cons

    Deployments, stress, promotion and salary



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