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Excellent management team and employees
Store Worker (Former Employee), Aberdeen, MDJune 9, 2014
Highly recommend working here. Great atmosphere, satisfying and productive work.
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good job security and advancement
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (Former Employee), Arlington, VAJune 9, 2014
Pros: benefits, credit union, off on all holidays, retirement
Cons: sometimes too much traveling
I advanced well, good training, good pay, I enjoy traveling which I did a lot of, meet a lot of people, very interesting job.
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Very engaged atmosphere
Director for Systems Engineering and Integration (Current Employee), Fort Belvoir, VAJune 9, 2014
Very good place to work. Very engaged atmosphere. The job is very rewarding and provides significant engineering reward.
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Great time ... great job...great team
Accounting Technician (Former Employee), Rome, NYJune 8, 2014
Pros: money - time off - got to work with people
Cons: bad comments for staff if necessary
I supervised a wonderful team that respected me. I respected them in return.

I was in charge of production, appraisals, hiring, firing. etc.

The hardest part of the job was appraisals and firing.

I loved helping my staff.
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Good Pay
Store Worker (Current Employee), Fort Eustis, VAJune 6, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: hours
Great places to get into the government. The duty of the work changes daily with a focus on helping customers. Great places to stay active and meet new people.
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Best work experience
Drug Demand Reduction/Tester Observer (Former Employee), Ramstein-Miesenbach, RPJune 5, 2014
Pros: travel.
Cons: time away from family
Provided the ability to learn and appreciate many different cultures and religions.
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Store Associate (Current Employee), Fort Polk, LAJune 5, 2014
Work is great work but work only three days only twenty hours
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Changing landscape built for the niche crowd...certain locations.
Team Lead/Digital Network Analyst (Current Employee), Fort Meade, MDJune 4, 2014
Some fascinating areas of work.
Highly prize niche technical capabilities.
Terrible management.
No strategy.
No Project Management.
Time to move on.
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Productive and energetic place to work.
Command Liaison Specialist, GS-12 (Current Employee), Washington, DCJune 3, 2014
Pros: knowledge about africa
A typical day is very busy with official phones call and meetings regarding African issues. Support visitors from Headquarters office in Germany, ensuring that appropriate meetings and conferences are scheduled. Everyday is a learning curve because you absorb so much information and knowledge about the continent, the people and culture.

High interaction – more... with co-workers and other agencies such as Department of State and USAID providing and receiving pertinent information regarding Africa policy. – less
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Not the greatest for job security
Intelligence Officer (Current Employee), Reston, VAJune 3, 2014
Although originally located on Bolling AFB, the office moved out to Reston and the overall quality of the leadership sharply degraded. The contract environment became extremely hostile and it was like watching rats fleeing a sinking ship.
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We finance the fight - serving America's armed forces
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CHIEF (Current Employee), Wright-Patterson AFB, OHJune 2, 2014
I am limited to what I can share about the programs and offices I work in for the Department of Defense - Air Force.

My resume holds job duties.
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Outstanding Benefits and Job Security
Network Administrator (Current Employee), Washington, DCJune 1, 2014
Pros: benefits, free education, excellent training
Cons: extended periods away from family.
If anyone asked me if they should join the military I would recommend it without hesitation. The benefits and training are outstanding.
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Productive and fun workplace assisting the military.
SECRETARY 2 (Former Employee), Des Moines, IAMay 31, 2014
Pros: working for the federal government.
Cons: federal budget.
Worked for the Civil Engineering Squadron with assisting design and construction contracts approved by the Air Force. Great experience with working along side the Air National Guard for Iowa. Great learning experience as well with Federal regulations and following standards set by the Air Force.
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Program Manager (Current Employee), Washington, DCMay 27, 2014
This organization has a great mission! It would be great if our mission extended beyond 2014.
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hard work
English Language Training Department Manager (Current Employee), Kabul, AfghanistanMay 27, 2014
This work takes you far from family, it's hard work and can be dangerous at times, but ultimately it's rewarding which is why we are here.
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Great place to work at and learn.
Quality Assurance Specialist (Current Employee), South KoreaMay 25, 2014
Pros: awards
Learning experience. Management is always educating the younger employee to move up the progression.
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Benefits are great.
Military Police (Current Employee), Brooklyn, NYMay 25, 2014
Pros: benefit, advancements, and opportunities.
Cons: pay.
A typical day at work involves a lot of physical training.
I learned to work as a team and never leave a men behind.
My co-workers are an amazing team, also I consider them family.
There's no hard part to my job.
The most enjoyable part of my job is the job itself.
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High standards of readiness and training
Officer (Current Employee), Pueblo, COMay 24, 2014
Pros: lots of counterterrorism and weapons training
Cons: long shifts: 12-14 hours
Worked with professional individuals with a variety of law enforcement and combat experience.
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Good benefits and working esteem
Supply/Logistics Technician (Current Employee), University of PortlandMay 24, 2014
Pros: good pay & benefits
Cons: movements
Overall helping the government do its job

A typical day at work is busy; flexibility & adaptability are keys

Management is getting things done, planning, organizing, coordinating, controlling & directing

We must work as a team with focus on the mission

The hardest part of the job is working for the US ARMY as a civilian; yet being treated at times, – more... as if active military

The most enjoyable part of the job is working with many different customers, vendors, missions & people – less
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Good Job Overall
Purchasing Agent (Former Employee), Richmond, VAMay 22, 2014
Pros: great benefits
Cons: working with quotas.
Purchasing various materials. Good place to work. Weekends and holidays off. Able to work overtime. Negotiations with different vendors.

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