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US National Guard Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2020

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4.1
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US National Guard General Joseph L. Lengyel
Joseph L. Lengyel
63 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and job training for in demand jobs(in 62 reviews)

  • "pay is not bad for the state of MS, great coworkers to work with, and I love all the soldiers for the job they do(in 43 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)

  • "Does not count towards military retirement(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Full time"

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    Current Employee - Resource Manager in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good leadership and opportunities .... high growth potential

    Cons

    Hiring process is extremely slow

    US National Guard2020-01-10
  2. "Army national guard technician program"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great jobs with great benefits.

    Cons

    You have to be in the national guard to obtain a job.

    US National Guard2020-01-01
  3. "CBRN Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Private First Class in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    lots of education benefits and other types of benefits

    Cons

    very strenuous on the body and not flexible

    US National Guard2020-01-13
  4. "Great Mission"

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    Current Employee - Officer in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to help defend the American people at home and abroad

    Cons

    Workplace needs to adapt more flexible policies

    Advice to Management

    Look at employment practices of large companies to improve the workplace

    US National Guard2020-01-07
  5. "Temp tech"

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    Former Employee - GS9 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US National Guard full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hours are flexible, PT on your own.

    Cons

    Does not count towards military retirement.

    US National Guard2020-01-03
  6. "Great Organization"

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    Current Employee - Cannon Crew Member in Ozark, AR
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I’m extremely proud to be part of the national guard. It has given me me discipline, professionalism and purpose.

    Cons

    The national guard only asks for 1 weekend a month and 2 weeks in the summer. A small price to pay for all the benefits they give.

    US National Guard2019-12-15
  7. "It’s the military but excellent benefits"

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    Former Employee - Major 

    I worked at US National Guard part-time

    Pros

    Benefit package, tuition assistance, retirement

    Cons

    You may be deployed

    US National Guard2019-12-10
  8. "Work environment"

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    Current Employee - Accountant 

    I have been working at US National Guard full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pot luck and leaving early for the days before holidays

    Cons

    Slow computers and printers

    US National Guard2019-12-20
  9. "Thoughts"

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    Current Employee - LAN Manager 

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to advance and develop

    Cons

    Ridiculous details depending on the unit

    US National Guard2019-12-04
  10. "Military"

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    Current Employee - Cook/Combat Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US National Guard part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best training and team in the world

    Cons

    No cons to report at this time

    Advice to Management

    Promote to all people for career growth

    US National Guard2019-11-13
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