US Air Force Reviews

Updated 11 Jul 2020

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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein
Gen. David L. Goldfein
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  • "Long hours sometimes but its over all worth it(in 1292 reviews)

  • "Military life can consistently change(in 1056 reviews)

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    "Aim High"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commander in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    See the world; do jobs that can never be done in the civilian sector.

    Cons

    Sometimes the assignments are not in the most desirable locations.

  2. "Senior Airman Leaving"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - 3D0X2 - Cyber Systems Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent career starter High amount of benefits, the Air Force really does make an effort to take care of their airmen Education completely paid for, with core industry standard certifications provided during training Completely life changing experience

    Cons

    Leadership is a major reason for most people leaving, getting stuck with a bad Sergeant can screw up an entire career for some people Where you work is truly a fates deal, you can influence potential locations to be chosen, but for the most part your location to work is chosen for you

  3. "Good Company with Good Values"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Growth Opportunities For Those Who Seek It Out

    Cons

    Lengthy Recruiting Process To Get In The Air Force

  4. "Great Experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications - Computer Officer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Building of fundamental leadership and technical skills.

    Cons

    Sent 1/2 of time in service out of the country.

  5. "Military Officer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fire Control Technician in Hurlburt Field, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong sense of purpose and mission

    Cons

    High operations tempo keeping you away from your family

  6. "Great employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at US Air Force full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great matching TSP and coworkers are great to work with

    Cons

    working as a federal employee does not have Cons

  7. "Top-Notch Employer, People and Goal Focused at same time!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Superintendent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Air Force full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Push's members to do their personal best. Will ALWAYS attain their (organizational) goals. Takes care of it's members and families.

    Cons

    Lots of hours worked. 4 & 6 year contracts. 10+ deployments for me in 20+ years. 100+ TDY's in 20+ years.

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  8. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Administrative 

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    The friends you meet, the places you visit.Great place to achieve education and travel.

    Cons

    Time away from family sometimes.

  9. "Nothing better than defending the country"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Logistics Planner 

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Stability, Benefits, Support, Physical Training, Financial Potential

    Cons

    Family time, poor advancement structure

  10. "Air Force Recruiter"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Air Force Health Professions Recruiter 
    Recommends

    I worked at US Air Force full-time

    Pros

    Gained great work experience that prepared me for the workforce.

    Cons

    There is no negative feeling about my experience within the Air Force.

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