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US Army Fort Hood Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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  1. "Army"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Hood, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Trave, job security, close friendships

    Cons

    Moving, deployment, low pay, unpredictability,


  2. "Ok at best"

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    Former Employee - Specialist in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - Specialist in Fort Hood, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Healthcare and school are good benefits

    Cons

    No compensation for long hours. No such thing as work life and social they are both combined.


  3. "Quality Control"

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    Current Employee - Aviatio in Fort Hood, TX
    Current Employee - Aviatio in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits, good learning chances

    Cons

    long hours, bad communication, deployments

    Advice to Management

    hire vets


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  5. "Outstanding organization with great opportunities to grow and lead enterprises."

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    Former Employee - Secretary of the General Staff in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - Secretary of the General Staff in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Army (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Diversity of the force and leaders

    Cons

    High Turnover with high operational tempo


  6. "Private First Class 13B Cannon Crewmember"

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    Current Employee - Soldier in Fort Hood, TX
    Current Employee - Soldier in Fort Hood, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Paid leave, Free schooling, Free healthcare for sponsor, family, and dependents

    Cons

    dangerous work environment, difficult advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    I have nothing to say about my current career


  7. "Review for U.S. Army"

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    Current Employee - Helicopter Pilot in Fort Hood, TX
    Current Employee - Helicopter Pilot in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Guaranteed paycheck, job security, travel the world, money for college, money for your family to go to college, medical, dental, retirement

    Cons

    being away from family, harsh environments, hazardous duty


  8. "Former Artillery Officer"

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    Former Employee - Field Artillery Officer in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - Field Artillery Officer in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    World Class Training, Opportunity to Travel the World, Camaraderie

    Cons

    Limited Personal Time, Not guaranteed to get the MOS you want, Bureaucracy


  9. "Dutiful Workplace"

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    Former Employee - E4 - Army - Specialist/Corporal in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - E4 - Army - Specialist/Corporal in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall, the Army provides meaningful work, memorable experiences, decent compensation, and a network of lifetime benefits.

    Cons

    Yes, you will deal with being in the nation's largest bureaucratic institution, and you will have to occasionally risk life and limb.

    Advice to Management

    Could slim down a bit.


  10. "Where to start"

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    Former Employee - Infantryman in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - Infantryman in Fort Hood, TX

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

    Pros

    What can I say, brotherhood for certain positions, (combat arms) enduring suffering together really makes life long bonds. Work with your best buds every day, do unreal things, and gain new perspectives on life.

    Cons

    Work hours, often poor leadership, food, locations, work environment, pay, medical services,redundancy, and on and on.

    Advice to Management

    Slow atrition by leadership evaluation


  11. "Military Police"

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    Former Employee - Military Police in Fort Hood, TX
    Former Employee - Military Police in Fort Hood, TX

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

    Pros

    Keep you in shape, plenty of opportunities for promotion, serve your country and help others. Great teamwork building and working as a team to accomplish different obstacles or missions. Meet amazing people from all around the world.

    Cons

    Working long days, being away from family, and as always "Hurry Up and Wait".



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