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US Marine Corps Reviews

Updated Apr 5, 2020

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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
2,365 Ratings
  1. "Gunny"

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    Current Employee - E7 - Marines - Gunnery Sergeant in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, decent pay, good locations.

    Cons

    Long hours, deployments, potential for combat

    US Marine Corps2020-04-06
  2. "best employer in the worst conditions"

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    Former Employee - Infantry Officer in Oceanside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    has the authority to grant greater flexibility than most other organizations

    Cons

    also requires the greatest flexibility of employees; work/life balance is difficult to maintain

    US Marine Corps2020-04-05
  3. "Marine Officer - Supply Chain Manager"

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    Former Employee - Aviation Supply Officer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Community, Benefits, Pay, Experience, Adventure

    Cons

    Frequent Family Separations, Bureaucratic Organization

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    US Marine Corps2020-04-04
  4. "Challenging and rewarding workplace"

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    Current Employee - Combat Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good morning experience with a lot to do

    Cons

    low pay, No living space

    US Marine Corps2020-04-03
  5. "Entrepreneur"

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    Current Employee - Military in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity free of risk great job security

    Cons

    Subjective promotion high risk injury centralized leadership

    US Marine Corps2020-04-02
  6. "airframes mechanic with 5 years experience"

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    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic 

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time

    Pros

    To serve your country and to find a brother hood like no-where else!

    Cons

    The hours that you work can sometimes be stressful

    US Marine Corps2020-04-01
  7. "Great compensation and patriotic atmosphere."

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    Current Employee - O4 - Marines - Major in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to serve your country.

    Cons

    None at this current time.

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    US Marine Corps2020-03-31
  8. "Grunt"

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    Current Employee - Infantry Squad Leader in Twentynine Palms, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very big learning environment, and there's only room for growth. You'll meet life long friends and be faced with many challenges that you can always meet head on and overcome.

    Cons

    Can be faced with many stressful decisions with life changing outcomes.

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    US Marine Corps2020-03-31
  9. "Infantry"

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    Current Employee - Infantry Squad Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Makes you learn a lot about yourself

    Cons

    Long hours away from home and family

    US Marine Corps2020-03-31
  10. "Best Place to Learn"

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    Former Employee - Logistician 

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Training, job experience, and networking opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, physical requirements, and some austere locations

    US Marine Corps2020-03-30
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