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Updated June 24, 2017
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  1. "Awesome memories and times"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - E5 - Army - Sergeant in Schofield Barracks, HI
    Current Employee - E5 - Army - Sergeant in Schofield Barracks, HI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ability to learn new skills

    Cons

    Away from family for long periods of time

    Advice to Management

    None. Keep up the great work


  2. "Logistics Officer/Manager"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Fort Bragg, NC
    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Fort Bragg, NC

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

    Pros

    Team belonging, job security, chance for advancement.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, might have to work for bosses you might not get along with.


  3. "Army Lieutenant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - O2 - Army - First Lieutenant in Fort Lee, VA
    Former Employee - O2 - Army - First Lieutenant in Fort Lee, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to take on big challenges and risks.

    Cons

    Some leadership will give you discretion and trust you to make decisions, others will not.

    Advice to Management

    Give subordinates greater opportunities for leadership and accept their mistakes as part of the learning process.


  4. "Infantry"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infantryman in Fort Bragg, NC
    Current Employee - Infantryman in Fort Bragg, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teaches you how to destroy enemies and kill legally.

    Cons

    Can't find suitable work outside of the army.


  5. "Time Served"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Campbell, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Campbell, KY

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

    Pros

    Brotherhood, Patriotism, Great life lessons, opportunities to be challenged and pushed beyond your personal fears and limits.

    Cons

    As in any profession you have those who are there to just to be there. Acknowledge them and move on with your mission.

    Advice to Management

    Build Quality Leadership. Lead with an iron fist and Velvet glove.


  6. "Enlisted Soldier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IET Enlisted, BMET in Fort Sam Houston, TX
    Current Employee - IET Enlisted, BMET in Fort Sam Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food, housing and education.

    Cons

    Sometimes, the people will get to you. You might not feel like you belong there but if you stick with it then you'll more than likely be glad you did.

    Advice to Management

    Make the recruiting process a bit more stringent.


  7. "Avionic Mechanic"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Avionic Mechanic in Savannah, GA
    Current Employee - Avionic Mechanic in Savannah, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steady Pay, Good health benefits

    Cons

    long hours most of the days


  8. "Logistics Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronic Systems Maintenance Technician in Fort Rucker, AL
    Current Employee - Electronic Systems Maintenance Technician in Fort Rucker, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth, fast promotion, technical training and multiple job locations

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunity for extra pay (besides deployments or special skills), deployment to austere environments are not fun, work / life balance depends on assignment


  9. "Logistics, Operation, Transportation and Resource Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Battalion Master Gunner in Fort Stewart, GA
    Current Employee - Battalion Master Gunner in Fort Stewart, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to travel to many different places and get to meet many different people. Job security is a plus. Great training and great leaders in the Army.

    Cons

    Away from family a lot.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget where you came from. Work with your employees and not just bark orders. Get to know your employees on a professional level and personal level.


  10. "Meh"

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    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager in Fort Campbell, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager in Fort Campbell, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is stable
    You have a job

    Cons

    Everything else is not so good


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