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Updated March 23, 2017
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  1. "A Great place to start"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Control Supervisor in Fort Drum, NY
    Current Employee - Production Control Supervisor in Fort Drum, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome medical and life insurance.

    Cons

    deployments, but it is something that you might have to do.

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Surgical Technologist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good health care & good people and community. Bah, is the only way to survive on such low base pay.

    Cons

    E5 and above do not work thus all work is done by e4 and below. You do all the work they take all the credit.

    Advice to Management

    Care about employees


  3. "It is an honor to serve."

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ita an Honor to serve. Great benefits and awesome work environment

    Cons

    There are not any Cons. Long hours and constant travel is an expectation in this profession.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing a great job. No matter what, we shall always lead by example.


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    "Sergeant E-5"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Army full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, and provides endless opportunities once you get out.

    Cons

    Your experience is solely based on the leaders in your battalion. Which is the same in any company, however negative leaders are hard to replace and happen often in the army.


  6. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Leadership Skills, Pay, AirBorne overall great place.

    Cons

    None that I can think off.


  7. "Chief, Global Health Division"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Exciting and everchanging, never a dull day

    Cons

    Move ever other year so it is hard on the family

    Advice to Management

    Great leadership


  8. "Director of Operations"

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    Former Employee - O4 - Army - Major in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - O4 - Army - Major in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The mission is meaningful and the opportunity to train/learn/lead is a huge plus.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is tough - kept my family in Chicago while traveling Monday thru Friday to DC.


  9. "Infantryman Fire Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Infantry Team Leader (E-5) in Fort Riley, KS
    Former Employee - Infantry Team Leader (E-5) in Fort Riley, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People, fun training, go to exotic locales and.... also you stay in great shape so you don't need to worry about going to the gym after work

    Cons

    Hard work, long deployments, separation from family. Also there is a lot of micromanagement, trust your NCO's that is what they are there for

    Advice to Management

    Enough micromanaging! A lot of pointless training like EO, LGBTQ etc.


  10. "Get paid to travel!"

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    Former Employee - US Army Officer in Fort Benning, GA
    Former Employee - US Army Officer in Fort Benning, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of fun to be had traveling to various third world countries and experiencing the culture. Great incentives for promotion.

    Cons

    Plenty of things in garrison to waste your valuable time. Safety briefs, motor pool time, police calls, and mandatory training.

    Advice to Management

    Not a fan on the current CEO


  11. "Infantry Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Army full-time

    Pros

    Job Security, Benefits, stability, moral fulfillment

    Cons

    Sacrifice of family time, no consistency, constant change of work station



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