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US Air Force Employee Reviews about "job security"

Updated Dec 6, 2019

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US Air Force CEO Gen. David L. Goldfein
Gen. David L. Goldfein
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  1. "United States Air Force"

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    Former Employee - Plans and Scheduler/Crew Chief in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great experience, Job Security, and Respect

    Cons

    Constant Swift Changes, Risk, and Homesick

    US Air Force2019-11-29
  2. "Aim High"

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    Current Employee - Security Forces in Clovis, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security, Retirement, travel, opportunity

    Cons

    Poor leadership, very political, low pay not anywhere near where it should be,

    Advice to Management

    Actually listen to lower ranking and just because someone is in a position of power nine times out of ten they're in wrong because they know people will take their word over the subordinates.

    US Air Force2019-12-07
  3. "Made me who I am"

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    Current Employee - First Sergeant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Insane amount of benefits (education, insurance, pay, retirement options, etc.), especially for young men and women getting started in life. - Potential travel opportunities - Great responsibility to a great mission/purpose - Diverse work environment (more progressive than civilian sector) - Decent job security

    Cons

    - Additional duties (jobs assigned to you that aren't part of your primary job) - Deployments - High stress (do more with less) - Bureaucracy - "Good ol' boy" promotion system* *Results may vary

    US Air Force2019-11-27
  4. "Unit Deployment Manager"

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    Current Employee - Unit Deployment Manager in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, base access, job security,

    Cons

    Pay is mediocre even at GS9

    US Air Force2019-11-19
  5. "It's all about how you make it"

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    Current Employee - First Sergeant 

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, travel, job security

    Cons

    travel/ time away from family

    US Air Force2019-10-10
  6. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Missile Maintenance Manager in Minot, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security is very good

    Cons

    Demanding and fast paced Job

    US Air Force2019-10-17
  7. "Experience May Vary"

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    Current Employee - In-flight Refueling in Fairchild AFB, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security, travel, education, camaraderie, paid vacation

    Cons

    Frequent deployments, queep, frequent moving, may end up in North Dakota

    US Air Force2019-10-15
  8. "Great way to serve our country and support a family."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Job security, health benefits, life support programs.

    Cons

    Professional development for civilians is difficult since it's not in job description.

    US Air Force2019-09-27
  9. "Worst Decision"

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    Former Employee - Public Health in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Job security Steady Paycheck Leave Days

    Cons

    Toxic work environment Constant belittling Favoritism Lack of respect Lack of accountability in leadership

    US Air Force2019-10-31
  10. "Decent job/benefits"

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    Current Employee - Systems Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security is a plus, work is decent, benefits are good.

    Cons

    Stuck in a career you might not enjoy.

    US Air Force2019-10-09
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