US Marine Corps

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It was an overall good experience, very educational and life-changing.

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Former Employee - Communications Officer  in  Okinawa (Japan)
Former Employee - Communications Officer in Okinawa (Japan)

Pros

-Excellent sense of camaraderie
-Afforded many opportunities for personal growth and development
-Given a great deal of personal responsibility
-Many opportunities to travel
-Great benefits in terms of healthcare, education, etc.

Cons

-Duty station is dependent on needs of the Marine Corps
-Might get sent anywhere in the world on short notice
-On-base housing tends to be less than great

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a life changing experience

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    Former Employee - Marine Corps Infantry  in  Camp Pendleton, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Marine Corps Infantry in Camp Pendleton, CA (US)

    Pros

    the best reasons are your own. You cant do it for someone else. They give you skills you cannot receive anywhere else

    Cons

    you have to make that commitment fully you cant see it as a job it must be your lifestyle. Its the hardest thing most people can ever do in there life

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Life as an Airframe Mech. on CH53E's.

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    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic  in  Jacksonville, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Jacksonville, NC (US)

    Pros

    Learned a great amount of skill including teamwork, attention to detail, work ethic, leadership, independence, and did I mention attention to detail? All of which transfer ESPECIALLY if you honorably discharge first term. You can take some of the things you learn here to great lengths, especially after using that GI Bill (which is awesome).

    Cons

    Long shifts, strong mental (unreversable) stress, considerably less rights than a civilian counterpart, and very short, if any, lunch breaks.

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    Your troops come first, ALWAYS.

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