Pros: paid meals, free medical, outstanding programs to improve life, will take care of your family better than any other company.
Cons: little time at home, manditory time overseas, strict rules that can be applied and are in effect 24/7 (no alcohol consumption at all), aggressive and hostile work enviroment
Pretty much you start your day at 630AM (earlier if you live off post because you'll had to wade through 30 minutes of traffic at an entry point onto base) and you end at 5PM. You're on call 24/7 and you cannot be more than 100 miles from your post. As a 94Y, My work load consisted of troubleshooting and repairing electronic systems located in various – more... vehicular based weapon systems. The hardest part of the job is you have to forfeit your personal life for the service. The most enjoyable part is you feel accomplished and like you did something challenging. Management varies. They pay you to learn a trade you can use for the rest of your life. Great place to start your career, but its not for everyone. – less