Pros: healthcare, dental, vison, education, free facility benefits
Cons: low pay, lots of travel, ready to move at any point in time
Typical day was maintaining communications gear if ever the need to go to war.
Learned about antenna signal propagation.
Micromanagement from top down.
Hardest part is you can be called into work at any time and stay for as long as it takes to get the job done.
Most enjoyable part is the close relationships build between co-workers.