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Administrative Chief

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

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

Pros

you 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.

Cons

you 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 ManagementAdvice

Talk 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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous 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, but perseverance is key

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look out for all Marines regardless of section or unit

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    Hard work, well worth the effort

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    Former Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician in M C B H Kaneohe Bay, HI (US)
    Former Employee - Aviation Electronics Technician in M C B H Kaneohe Bay, HI (US)

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

    Pros

    Honor, Courage and Commitment; lived by these rules every day; Very structured, tight group of friends; Any decent NCO's and Staff NCO's will push you to get promoted and help ensure you have success in the Corps, that said they will NOT coddle you.

    Cons

    When some decisions didn't jive, really couldn't question the validity of said decisions; Sometimes tough to get vacation time in order; Sometimes you could get a jerk on a power trip one rank higher than you...just have to work past it; Also "voluntold" opportunities are usually unpleasant.

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