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Updated October 17, 2018
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  1. "US Army, E4, honorable discharge"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Army full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great training and frequent travel

    Cons

    Fort Riley Kansas not my favorite location


  2. "Experience may vary based on MOS and unit"

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    Former Employee - E5 - Army - Sergeant
    Former Employee - E5 - Army - Sergeant

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

    Pros

    -Camaraderie
    - Paid housing, food, gym, and 1 month paid leave on top of pay that you can just hoard if you choose.
    - Growth experience, and looks great on a resume.

    Cons

    -Lack of freedom.
    Extended separation from friends and family.

  3. "Plans/FOIA Officer"

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    Former Employee - Plans/FOIA Officer in Fort Sam Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Plans/FOIA Officer in Fort Sam Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Medical; Dental; Retirement; Good training; Travel, etc...

    Cons

    Opportunity for Sr. Management; Flexibility


  4. "20 year retirement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    You will always have the best egg of retirement money if you serve 20 years

    Cons

    The retirement benefits have changed

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  5. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits with ever changing environment

    Cons

    Takes a lot of time and effort to remain successful


  6. "Great teamwork"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    teamwork, opportunity for growth, travel opportunities

    Cons

    balance between work and family life


  7. "Great place to work as long as you know how to follow orders."

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    Former Employee - KMI Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Former Employee - KMI Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Time off and benefits can’t beat medical

    Cons

    Wake up every day for PT sucks.

    Advice to Management

    Lead from the front. Always.

  8. "Telecommunications OC/T"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    30 days per year available for vacation, four day weekends at least once a month for most positions, training available based off Military occupation specialty, tax free housing and substance pay, and positions around the globe, hands on training and leadership experience available within first four years, extremely reduced cost of both medical and dental, up to 400,000 life insurance policy. Bonds and friendship from around the world.

    Cons

    Long hours, time away from family, can be used as a political vice, and constant mental and physical strain.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce standards, allow personnel to freedom to make mistakes, grow leadership, get rid of worthless training that doesn't support the mission.


  9. "Strategic Planner"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meaningful work, job security, and career progression

    Cons

    No incentive for high performance

    Advice to Management

    Link incentives to performance


  10. "ARNORTH"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Sam Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Sam Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary.
    Great benefits.

    Cons

    Management tends to view knowledge as power; if they share with you, you might surpass them.

    Advice to Management

    Let you employees know what’s going on. They could’ve your best resources.


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