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US Marine Corps Washington DC Reviews

Updated March 17, 2017
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US Marine Corps Commandant Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
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  1. "Semper Fidelis"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great personal and professional development
    Great benefits and full medical/dental coverage
    You get a lot of significant experience in a short amount of time

    Cons

    Long hours
    Separation from family
    Potential risk to life and limb


  2. "Opportunity of a life time"

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    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. I had $30,000 worth of college paid for, and it didn't cost me a dime.

    Cons

    There are only a few places to get stationed, and of course being away from family.


  3. "Semper Fidelis, but have to move on..."

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    Current Employee - Information Technology Officer in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Information Technology Officer in Quantico, VA

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

    Pros

    The ability to support and defend the constitution and the United States of America.

    Cons

    Possible loss of comrades and time away from family.


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  5. "USMC"

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    Former Employee - Aviation Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Aviation Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Serving our great nation was very rewarding.

    Cons

    Sometimes very long days and deployments.


  6. "Overview"

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    Current Employee - Division Chief in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Division Chief in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    History, culture, pride, rewarding, teamwork

    Cons

    long hours, decent pay, no bonus

    Advice to Management

    People don't join the Marines for the pay


  7. "A little better everyday"

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    Current Employee - Marine in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Marine in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The effort put in by the team mambers grows constantly

    Cons

    Not for everyone but great for the few.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to seize


  8. "Great opportunities at Headquarters, Marine Corps"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High quality people as co-workers; great leadership; important, fulfilling work on behalf of the Nation.

    Cons

    No negatives if you embrace the "all-in" commitment and requirements for selfless service.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive information flow.


  9. "Information Security Technician"

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    Former Employee - Field Engineer IT Services in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Field Engineer IT Services in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Marine Corps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Knowing every day that what you do helps the country stay free.

    Cons

    Deployments away from family are tough.

    Advice to Management

    None. Keep up the good work.


  10. "Director Expeditionary Energy Office"

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    Current Employee - Director in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Director in Arlington, VA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High quality people, important work

    Cons

    Deployments, time away from family


  11. "Marine Corps"

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    Current Employee - Logistics in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Current Employee - Logistics in Fort Belvoir, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment with a team that is mission oriented. Strong camaraderie and close bonds in a challenging profession. Opportunity to see and interact with other nations and make a difference.

    Cons

    Can be difficult on families due to numerous deployments.
    Have to begin at entry-level-- no exceptions and their is an age limit to joining.



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