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US Marine Corps Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
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  1. "I loved working with the Marines"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Being a retired Marine helped me work with the Marines in a comfortable environment

    Cons

    continuity is a problem with constantly having Marines coming and going

    Advice to Management

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  2. "USMC"

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    Current Employee - Officer in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Officer in Quantico, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Your co-workers are the best in the world.

    Cons

    Some superiors/peers are focused soely on "number 1" and will not assist you or others.

    Advice to Management

    Stop worrying about being politically correct, that's not the USMC's job.

  3. "Senior Training Manager/Facilities Manager/ Cryptologic Linguist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Team Based, Great benefits, money whether you want it or not

    Cons

    Long term commitment, hard to promote


  4. "Excellent"

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

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Awesome training, people, leadership skills, and personnel development.

    Cons

    Long hours, tons of away time, cant manage your own schedule.


  5. "It's the Marine Corps"

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    Former Employee - 03 - Marines - Captain in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Former Employee - 03 - Marines - Captain in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to shoot stuff and deploy. Good benefits

    Cons

    Food. Deployments suck. Potential for death a dismemberment.


  6. "Benefits are really good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are really good

    Cons

    Hours are very long. A lot of time spent


  7. "Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    My job Has given me all around training in being a strong leader and and focused at the task at hand.

    Cons

    Changing location every six months to train.

    Advice to Management

    The marine corps has Put me in tough situations I never thought I’d be put in and have to deal with and succeed.

  8. "Best Job Ever!"

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    Current Employee - Logistician in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Current Employee - Logistician in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lead, train and mentor the countries best and brightest!

    Cons

    Long hours and long periods away from your family.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great job!


  9. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Experience with working on the ultimate team

    Cons

    As in any large bureaucracy, there are many inefficiencies that can get frustrating at times


  10. "Semper Fi!"

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    Current Employee - Operations Coordinator in Jacksonville, NC
    Current Employee - Operations Coordinator in Jacksonville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Job I Ever Had!

    Cons

    None, none, none, none, none!

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for your support!


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