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US Army Tacoma Reviews

Updated May 17, 2017
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Tacoma, WA

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  1. "Great Non-Profit Organization"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Intelligence Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great Benefits
    - Mentorship and Meaningful Teams
    - Many Opportunities to Make a Difference in the Community and World

    Cons

    - Low Entry Salary
    - Extended Deployments


  2. "Telecommunication Operations Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits ( Pay, Medical, Dental, and Vacation Time)

    Cons

    Long Hours and Physically Demanding


  3. "Army review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - UAV Operator in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - UAV Operator in Tacoma, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Medical, medical, medical.
    Lots of free days when not deployed.

    Cons

    To much time away from family.
    The right people don't get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Let soldiers relax at home for once. To many field problems plus deployments make it almost impossible to have a family


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  5. "Talent/Aquisisions Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent/Aquisisions Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Talent/Aquisisions Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for young men and women

    Cons

    Leadership is not always the best.


  6. "Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Observer Coach/Trainer in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Observer Coach/Trainer in Tacoma, WA

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

    Pros

    The Army provides everything a person could ever need - as long as you meet the standard.

    Cons

    You have to meet the standards, and read a regulation from time to time.


  7. "Operations Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Operations Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant Operations Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team dynamic, lots of life experience with challenging assignments

    Cons

    Long hours, feels like you are owned

    Advice to Management

    Retain Junior Officers by using more intuitive methods


  8. "Material Manager"

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    Current Employee - Material Manager in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Material Manager in Tacoma, WA

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits! Great retirement option under the Hi-3.

    Cons

    Can be a lot of time away from Family


  9. "Platoon Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Platoon Sergeant in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Platoon Sergeant in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    see new cultures meet great people

    Cons

    political and disorganized, step over a dollar to get a dime

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - E5/SGT in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - E5/SGT in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Educational opportunities
    Full medical and dental benfits
    Diverse work culture
    30 days of paid vacation yearly

    Cons

    Unpredictable work schedules
    Depending on specialty, a challenge for career progression


  11. "21 year veteran"

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    Current Employee - Battalion Supply Non Commissioned Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Current Employee - Battalion Supply Non Commissioned Officer in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job Stability, benefits, skills and experience(s) that are not offered elsewhere. Joining the Army at a young age can help a young adult find their way while learning, traveling and getting paid to do it.

    Cons

    Time away from family is always rough, especially on children; sometimes you may be stationed in other than desirable states/countries


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