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US Army Fort Belvoir Reviews

Updated March 18, 2017
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  1. "Sfc"

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    Current Employee - SFC US Army in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - SFC US Army in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is great, support is close to unconditional as it gets.

    Cons

    Long hours and time away from family can be more than what the average person can bear.

    Advice to Management

    Quit promoting singular thinking personality types to top management positions, we have enough in position.


  2. "The best job I ever had."

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    Current Employee - Senior Human Resource NCO in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resource NCO in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travelling to different parts of the US and the world.

    Cons

    You will, at times, be away from your family for extended periods of time. You won't always be given the assignments you would love to have.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people and they will take care of the mission.


  3. "Chaplain Candidate"

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    Former Employee - O2 - Army - First Lieutenant in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Former Employee - O2 - Army - First Lieutenant in Fort Belvoir, VA

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity for young persons from high school

    Cons

    Separation from family during military obligations

    Advice to Management

    none


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  5. "Physicist"

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    Current Employee - Physicist in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Physicist in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Army full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting problems. Should be fairly stable.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy run amok. Inflexibility uber alles. No time allowed to address interesting problems. No windows.

    Advice to Management

    Take the "paperwork" off of the techies and let them do their job.


  6. "Operations Sergeant Major"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The chance to work with some great people on very challenging projects. The camaraderie and feeling of belonging to an awesome team.

    Cons

    Work hours can be tiring at times. Travel sometimes causes missed special occasions with the family, but that is what sacrifice is all about.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on our core mission.


  7. "Intelligence Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Cyber Intelligence Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Cyber Intelligence Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Job security, 30 days of paid vacation each year, training for future job skills, education benefits, serving your country

    Cons

    Moving every few years, physical exercise, field training, deployments


  8. "It's ok"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Peaceful environment and the warehouse is quiet with good people who are laid back and relaxed.

    Cons

    Paid less than what other companies are willing to pay for inventory management specialist with 10 years of experience and bachelors degree.


  9. "Public service"

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    Former Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Management Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay parity, good career options and opportunities. A lot of opportunities for career growth of you want them. Ability to move around while expanding your skills.

    Cons

    Not very innovative organization. Job satisfaction based more on immediate leadership style than technical requirements of the jobs and leadership styles vary significantly.


  10. "Army Soldier"

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    Current Employee - All Source Intelligence Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - All Source Intelligence Analyst in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great medical and dental plans.

    Cons

    May deploy for extended periods.


  11. "16 Year Army Veteran"

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    Current Employee - Senior NCO in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Senior NCO in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and leadership opportunities.

    Cons

    Senior management can be complacent and prone to advancing sycophants.


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