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Updated July 23, 2017
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  1. "Ups and downs. Overall enjoy the Army."

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    Current Employee - E6 - Army - Staff Sergeant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - E6 - Army - Staff Sergeant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    College is paid for. Medical and dental coverage. Life insurance . Housing allowance. This is a very good company to work for.

    Cons

    Have to perform menial tasks occasionally. Hours are not set. Will work some late night and some weekends as well.


  2. "It was what I made it"

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    Former Employee - Combat Medic in Fort Stewart, GA
    Former Employee - Combat Medic in Fort Stewart, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's is a very big stepping stool for life and extremely good for learning lots of new skills to prepare for you for a new and better career

    Cons

    One of the most stressful jobs in the country. Being away from wife and children. If you are mentally tough or willing to get tough, you can survive it.

    Advice to Management

    Always be open to new ideas

  3. "Supervisor"

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

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

    Pros

    Medical Benefits, Job Security, Financial Stability

    Cons

    Weeks or Months away from family

    Advice to Management

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  4. "Army"

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    Current Employee - Satcom in Fort Hood, TX
    Current Employee - Satcom in Fort Hood, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good education, good benefits and good training.

    Cons

    There are times were the it seems like your are just wasting your time


  5. "US Army"

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    Former Employee - Aviation Operations Specialist in Fort Bragg, NC
    Former Employee - Aviation Operations Specialist in Fort Bragg, NC

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

    Pros

    Service to country, medical, education and leave days

    Cons

    Long hours and deployments. At times overworked


  6. "Looking back"

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    Current Employee - Infantryman in Fort Drum, NY
    Current Employee - Infantryman in Fort Drum, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Army full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The army on paper will give you all the tools you need to suceed while serving and after.

    Cons

    Experience may vary due to who is in charge of you.

    Advice to Management

    Morning pt is a waste of time


  7. "Supply Technician"

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    Former Employee - US ARMY VETERAN in Holyoke, MA
    Former Employee - US ARMY VETERAN in Holyoke, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job stability and family members benefits

    Cons

    Must be able to make the family priority #2

    Advice to Management

    Let's go on using ours experience

  8. "Maintenance Director"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Director in Fort Stewart, GA
    Current Employee - Maintenance Director in Fort Stewart, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel to multiple countries, job security, steady pay, full Benefits

    Cons

    A lot of time away from home

    Advice to Management

    Slow is smooth, smooth is fast


  9. "Signals Officer"

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    Current Employee - Signal Officer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Signal Officer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, exciting opportunities and educational benefits

    Cons

    Long Hours, lots of time away from home


  10. "Soldier"

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    Former Employee - Soldier in Fort Meade, MD
    Former Employee - Soldier in Fort Meade, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Many training opportunities for technical and leadership development

    Cons

    You can get deployed to a "conflict area"


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