Good Work Environment Where One Can Learn A lot Of Useful Skills
Motor Transportation Operator (Former Employee), Fort Drum, NY – December 5, 2013
Typica Day At Work Would Include; Preventive Maintenance Of Trucks, Logistical Movements Of All Types. Learned How To Use A "BobCat"/ForkLift, Use Ratchet Straps For Loads, And How To Lead When Leaders Were Not Around
PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATIVE (Former Employee), FT. JACKSON, SC – December 5, 2013
Pros: being able to help another soldier
Prepared and processed recommendations for awards and decorations Prepared, updated and coordinated requests for evaluations Prepared and monitored promotion ceremonies Prepared and monitored requests for reductions, transfers, and discharges Prepared data and information management, orders for temporary duty and travel, personnel security clearances, – more... training soldier support files Prepared reports and data on strength gains and losses of personnel Prepared duty assignments of enlisted personnel Certified mail clerk Typed military and non-military correspondences in draft and final copy Prepared and maintained functional files Provided guidance to subordinate soldiers – less
Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Supervisor (Former Employee), Various locations around the world – December 5, 2013
Pros: world travel, learn a trade, defend american freedom.
Cons: long days and limited time with family at times
Long days starting at 6:30 with physical training. Report to work at 9am for a day that could include anything from doing your trained job, to training , to area beautification. Spending time going to the field and deployments to combat zones. It's a job that you have to be willing to give your life in defense of this great Country.
Drill Sergeant (Current Employee), Columbus, GA – December 5, 2013
I would arrive to work if I was not sleeping at work very early to awake the trainees. I have learned a substantial amount of Infantry Tactics and people skills. The chain of command was always working to accomplish any obstacles that arose. My co-workers are a other Drill Sergeants who I could rely on when I needed anything. The hardest part of my – more... job was the hours and always being looked up to as a role model after I have been awake for 30+ hours some days. The enjoyable part of the job was when a trainee wanted to shake my hand and tell me thanks. – less
Diesel Mechanic (Former Employee), Fort Campbell, Kentucky – December 5, 2013
A different world when you go the Army. A different experience like none other, you get to meet people from all over the world and learn a skill while you serve your country. I met a lot of people and have a lot of friends from the Army.
Travel, culture, where hard work and dedication pays
Food Service Manager (Former Employee), Ft. Bliss, TX korea, germany, Ft. Carson, CO – December 5, 2013
Pros: benifits, rewarding training
Hours where long, at the end of the day training and work was very rewarding. Learned teamwork, and skills that carried over to all aspects of my life. Management was tough and sometimes overbearing, but strived to maintain excellence, in the end the rewards paid off.Training young minds was the most rewarding part of the day. Hardest part of the day – more... was the long hours, being on your 16 hours a day made for tiersome days. Each day had different challenges and helped with redundency. – less
Network Administrator (Current Employee), Fort Campbell, KY – December 5, 2013
Pros: good workplace
Cons: needs to better organized
My experience while in the Army has been for the most part very positive. I have fostered many good friendships with people through the years. I have enjoyed my stay in the military but it is now time to move on to better things and utilize my skills and knowledge to someone elses benefit.
Test and Evaluation Project Manager (Current Employee), Fort Hood, TX – December 5, 2013
Cons: always gone away from home
Preparing everyday until the day of execution for each operational test. Prepared a budget for the customer to know what it will be the cost to perform the type of test they have requested. We have laid out a plan of what and how we will execute the test with equipment and the amount of personnel. Performing this position is a high tense fast pace job. – more... There is always something that need to be done and you have a small team, so everyone has to be able to multi task and be able to communicate with the rest of the team and present your portion of the work load. this will to ensure that everything is done to make mission. – less
Senior Training Specialist (Former Employee), Clarksville, AR – December 5, 2013
Pros: life long experience obtained
Cons: relocated too many times
I served 20 years of active service in the US Army. I had many different positions and leaders, so were good and some not so good. I obtained invaluable management and leadership skills in the Army and I am grateful to have served my country.