United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol Reviews

Updated 27 May 2020

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Pros
  • "You get a lot of holidays, great benefits, get a chance to travel around the globe to serve your country, 2(in 20 reviews)

  • "Great opportunity to interact with others(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Leaving your family for deployments(in 20 reviews)

  • "Long Hours, Mis-managment, Constantly Moving, Manditory Fun(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "n"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Contracting Officer 

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time

    Pros

    30 days off a year

    Cons

    Poor management in most circumstances

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Working in the Military"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transportation and Logistics Manager in Fort Belvoir, VA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You get a lot of holidays, great benefits, get a chance to travel around the globe to serve your country, 2.5 days leave for every month, get Basic Allowance on Housing to pay rent, Basic Allowance on Supplement for Food etc.

    Cons

    Morning physical training is sometime overwhelming and some leaders feel over power and use it to intimidate others

  3. "Infection Prevention"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bakersfield, CA

    I worked at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The Nursing staff was amazing to working with.

    Cons

    Leadership was not always looking at the best interest of the patients or staff.

  4. "US Air Force"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Division Chief in San Antonio, TX
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great retirement and medical benefits

    Cons

    Family separation and frequent moves

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  5. "Bioenvironmental Engineer at U.S. Air Force"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bioenvironmental Engineer in Travis AFB, CA
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This is a great organization to work for!

    Cons

    The pay is ok, but the benefits are amazing.

  6. "Worked at Travis AFB, CA and Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, AK"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Pathology Technician in Elmendorf AFB, AK

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I loved my time in the military, many opportunities and travel was great.

    Cons

    Quite a bit of extra duties that didn't pertain to the job you were performing.

  7. "Active Duty AF, Management Analyst, Information Technology, & Consulting w/ an Active Clearance"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Administrator in Lubbock, TX
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Structured, Standardized, Core Values, etc...

    Cons

    Limited, Relocation every 3 years, etc...

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  8. "Best fighting force in the world!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    15.5 years in before early retirement. Traveled to 33 countries and countless opportunities to succeed and grow.

    Cons

    Family separation, time away from home

  9. "Great Experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aviation Maintenance Ops Controller in Wichita, KS
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great experience and very competent environment to work in.

    Cons

    You are placed where they need you, you don't get to choose

  10. "Decent"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Tokyo
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Generous off time and health care

    Cons

    unpredictable work schedule, hard on family if you have one.

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