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Great place to work, Good Team Work.
Logistics Chief Training Center (Current Employee) –  Kingwood, WVMay 26, 2017
Coordinate and Planned monthly Training, Ensure each training unit have all materials to conduct various types of training. The work culture is great with soldiers very knowledgeable with their field of work.
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Overall good experience
68W Combat Medic/Healthcare Specialist (Current Employee) –  Oklahoma City, OKMay 26, 2017
Great for college students. You can pick the job of your choice based on your ASVAB score and once you have that training, you can choose to use it in the civilian world.
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Excellent
United States Army Sergeant (Current Employee) –  ArizonaMay 26, 2017
The Arizona Army National Guard employs over 5,100 Citizen-Soldiers, and is the largest Military Reserve Component in the state. As expected, having the largest force structure allows for career opportunities in many occupational fields, both full and part time. As a member of the Arizona Army National Guard you have a lot career options. Each field offers you the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself, serving our community and joining the fight for freedom. Learn skills that translate into civilian jobs and gain experience that can't be taught in a classroom.
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Best if going to college
Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear specialist (Former Employee) –  MichiganMay 25, 2017
Tons of benefits if you are planning on attending school, however not many if you aren't. Have to do 30 years or more to get retirement unless you volunteer for multiple deployments.
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Great Learning Experience
165TH CSSB Intelligence Officer (Former Employee) –  Bossier City, LAMay 25, 2017
The guard can be very rewarding and take you places that others only talk about or see on television. Being self motivated and hard working will help you throughout your career.
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Serving the country that serves you
Corporal/E4 (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAMay 25, 2017
Being a part of the military is something I believe everyone who is a citizen should be a part of. The military would have taken me very far, but in my situation, in my unit, there were soldiers who took care of themselves more than their soldiers. Very unfortunate indeed.
Pros
You get to serve your country
Cons
Hope you get a unit that has brothers and sisters rather than rats and snakes
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Non Commissioned Officer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 25, 2017
My experience in the military was pretty good. Helped bring the leader out of me. Learn discipline, learning how to deal with different personalities.
Pros
teamwork. travel, compensation
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Strong growth as an individual and team
Military Intelligence Analyst (Current Employee) –  Bloomington, ILMay 25, 2017
Serving in the Army National Guard has strongly pushed self development through online and physical training. The team mindset is always there and as soldiers grow individually the Army team gets stronger.
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advancement
Aviation Operations specialist (Current Employee) –  Edgewood, MDMay 25, 2017
Constantly learning new positions, great experience to apply to civilian work. Always meeting new and exciting people in different locations and jobs.
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Great work environment and not meant for everyone.
Team leader (Infantryman) (Current Employee) –  San Antonio, TXMay 25, 2017
There is no way to explain the military because it is not meant for everyone and not everyone can maintain this life style over a 10 year tenure. Other than this the benefits outweigh everything else involved in the military.
Pros
Benefits are cheap
Cons
Long days
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Growth Potential
89A Ammunition Specialist (Current Employee) –  Forest Park, GAMay 25, 2017
If you are a hard worker, dedicated, reliable and friendly and looking to grow with a company, Target is the place to go. Not only will they help promote you, the benefits are excellent.
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Very Future Beneficial.
88M Truck Driver (Current Employee) –  Hopkinsville, KYMay 24, 2017
Being a part of the U.S. Army, the National Guard will get you prepared for deployment while allowing the option of knowledge of the Army itself. The pay is high starting off and the Kentucky National Guard always offers 100% paid college tuition.
Pros
High Pay, Easy Advancement, Free Tuition
Cons
Makes Finding A Full-Time Job Harder
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Vertical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Huntsville, ALMay 24, 2017
i haven't had the best experience. different for everybody. i have served and met my requirements and eager to begin civilian career. did help me pay for college. and some good benefits.
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A continuous work-learning place
Automated Logistical Specialist (Former Employee) –  Red Springs, NCMay 24, 2017
Since it is just one weekend per month it is hard to sustain continuity in projects therefore, everything needs to be done in that weekend. However, the work environment it is good and the leadership too.
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dependent on job
11B Infantryman (Former Employee) –  Dowagiac, MIMay 24, 2017
Talk to a recruiter if you are interested. Your experience will depend on your MOS and many other factors. If you have any interest talk to a recruiter.
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Demanding, but worthwhile
Battalion Paralegal Specialist (Current Employee) –  Phoenix, AZ 85004May 24, 2017
A typical day at the office consists of:

-Going over what needs to get done during drill weekend, administrative separations packets, reductions, or article 15's
- Doing as much as possible considering the large backlog for the office
-Discussing what could have been done better, or more efficiently before heading out for the day
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Excellent future
Supply Specialist (Current Employee) –  West Jordan, UTMay 24, 2017
Have had the honor to work for the Utah Army National Guard. They take care of their people. They train to ensure you are ready for anything that lif throws your way.
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Toxic Leadership environment
UAS Standardization Pilot (Former Employee) –  Gatesville, TXMay 24, 2017
Texas aviation national guard leadership is toxic and wasteful of taxpayers money and resources. They also do not take care of their employees, and upper management exploits the pay incentives given to them by the federal government.
Pros
good ole boy system
Cons
good ole boy system
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fun
Cavalry Scout (Former Employee) –  Escondido, CAMay 24, 2017
training was a fun experience got to deal with multiple weapon systems and make alot of great friendships i wouldn't change it for the world fun life.
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Aviaton Operation Specialist (Former Employee) –  Topeka, KSMay 24, 2017
It is the Kansas National Guard you work one weekend a month and two weeks every year. You get weapons training and physical training. I served my country.
Pros
I got to fly in helicopters.
Cons
None
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