Army National Guard Reviews

Updated 23 Sep 2020

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Army National Guard General Joseph L. Lengyel
Joseph L. Lengyel
81 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, awesome healthcare, great tuition assistance programs(in 68 reviews)

  • "They have great programs and care for there Soldiers(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "Biggest downside is being away from friends and family on deployments, but its part of the sacrifice for serving the nation(in 62 reviews)

  • "Sometimes difficult to balance military obligation with civilian job(in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Great time to do service"

    5.0
    Current Employee - 68W Health Care Specialist/Combat Medic in San Bernardino, CA

    I have been working at Army National Guard part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Benefits, and allows you a lot more freedom compared to active duty.

    Cons

    Dependability, difficult getting orders and working full time AGR or whatever if you want it.

  2. "Government Finance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Budget Analyst in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Army National Guard full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits, relaxed environment, flexible schedules

    Cons

    Need to be in the National Guard to apply

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  3. "It’s good overall"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Helena, MT

    I have been working at Army National Guard full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good pay and benefits for the area

    Cons

    you will spend a decent amount of time away from home.

  4. "Great team"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aviation Mechanic in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Army National Guard part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Army ethos always prevalent and caring for troops

    Cons

    funding for better training is not always there

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  5. "Great Opportunities"

    4.0
    Current Employee - 68 W Combat Medic 

    I have been working at Army National Guard part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great experiences and chances to meet new people

    Cons

    -If you live in a state with a lot of natural disasters, it can be hard to find time to focus on schooling.

  6. "Benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Army National Guard part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome healthcare, great tuition assistance programs

    Cons

    Unpredictable schedule sometimes, due to stateside activations

  7. "Military recruiter"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Army National Guard full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits and retirement to name some things

    Cons

    Long work hours and unnecessary stress.

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  8. "Great way to serve the nation and the local community"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Major in Austin, TX

    I worked at Army National Guard part-time

    Pros

    Great way to serve the nation and the local community. Many opportunities for additional training or experience if you volunteer for it.

    Cons

    Sometimes a high optempo for those with demanding civilian careers.

  9. "Subjective"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transportation Officer (88A) in Lagrange, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Army National Guard part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The service makes your time worth it.

    Cons

    Some people don't take you seriously because of the avenue of service.

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  10. "No comment"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist 

    I worked at Army National Guard full-time

    Pros

    Great Opportunity, serve your community

    Cons

    Family and Mission first conflicts

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