US Marine Corps
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www.marines.mil Arlington, VA 5000+ Employees

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Administrative Assistant (Former Employee)
Camp Pendleton, CA (US)

I worked at US Marine Corps full-time for more than 5 years

Prosyou will learn respect and honor and receive respect and honor when you are finished. You will receive benefits from the army post serving like they'll pay for some of your college, sometimes they will set you up for a job, health care and all that.

Consyou could be killed, you could be taken hostage, putting your family through the stress of hoping you'll survive, dealing with post-traumatic stress, seeing your friends die, not being near the ones you love.

Advice to Senior ManagementTalk to your family about it, talk to recruiters but ultimately it's your life so you have to be the one to choose. Good luck

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at US Marine Corps


Pros: Unique military experience, lots of opportunities Cons: The grind can get to you if you let it,… Advice to Senior Management: Look out for all Marines regardless of section or unit More

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You get out what you put in.

Intelligence Analyst (Current Employee)
Okinawa (Japan)

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


Pros: Excellent benefits. Powerful springboard for those starting out. Pride for the rest… Cons: Unable to choose place of service, or even your particular position. Low pay. Quality of life is HIGHLY dependent upon immediate… Advice to Senior Management: Superior leadership training at the lower levels was a surprising deficiency to find in the Marine Corps. Simply giving someone a book and having… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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