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US Marine Corps Reviews

Updated February 23, 2017
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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
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  1. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Free food and medical and dental

    Cons

    Not the greatest medical and dental


  2. "Working in the United States Marine Corps"

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    Current Employee - Musician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Musician in San Diego, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steady pay, medical, dental, federal holidays off.

    Cons

    Long hours, schedule can be inconsistent depending on your job.

    Advice to Management

    Developing young Marines to be better citizens is what one of our main goals should be.


  3. "An Honest Opinion"

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    Former Employee - Chief in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Chief in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership skills, self reliance, resilience, integrity, strong work ethic.

    Cons

    Politics, lack of sleep, breakfast MRE's


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  5. "A great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    -Worldwide travel
    -Exciting assignments
    -On the job training
    -Benefits from day one

    Cons

    -Travel can be inconvenient
    -Assignments can be tough
    -Work to personal time ratio suffers often

    Advice to Management

    -Listen to the younger guys
    -Be open-minded


  6. "Not for everyone."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Forced me to learn to improvise, and taught me how to navigate major obstacles.

    Cons

    Too many people promoted based on tenure and not ability.

    Advice to Management

    You've been succeeding for hundreds of years. Adapt, but stay true to yourselves.


  7. "Do it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Life experience and training are superior

    Cons

    difficult at times for the family


  8. "I enjoy what I do but want to transition out of the military."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Stable, easy to learn, instills discipline, teaches troubleshooting techniques and quality in maintenance

    Cons

    I enjoy what i do there are no cons


  9. "U.S. Marine Corps"

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

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Depending on performance chances for promotion

    Cons

    Depending on performance chances for demotion


  10. "Aircraft Mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Excellent vacation time, 30 paid days off per year. Great vocational trade.

    Cons

    Do as you're told, no questions asked. You cannot just quit if you're unhappy.


  11. "Best job you will never leave"

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

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

    Pros

    Training, Travel, Benefits, Education, Physical Fitness.

    Cons

    Long times away from family, high stress environments.



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