A great place to serve both yourself and our great nation while defending our cherished way of life.
Administration Officer (Former Employee), Virginia Beach, VA – July 26, 2014
Pros: excellent traning and travel opportunities
Cons: often long periods at sea away from family
The U.S. Navy has provided me the opportunity to meet and work with diverse individuals and travel to 33 different foreign countries. During my 28 year career, I transitioned from the senior enlisted ranks to the officer corps.
Communications Intelligence Collection Operator (Former Employee), San Diego, CA – July 25, 2014
I enjoyed waking up each morning knowing that everyone I worked alongside made a decision that less than 1 percent of Americans make. It motivated me and I'll always have that hardworking spirit that was instilled in me in the Navy
Nuclear Power School Instructor (Former Employee), Goose Creek, SC – July 25, 2014
Pros: amazing people, awesome healthcare
Cons: inconsistent hours
My co-workers were amazing people to work with. They believed in helping others excel in their instructing duties. I learned a lot about how the Navy actually functions in the fleet, even though I have never been out to sea.
Operations Specialist Second Class (Former Employee), San Diego, CA – July 25, 2014
Pros: excellent benefits, exotic locations, 30 days pto per year
Cons: rigorous training, extended absence from family
The Navy is an excellent way to start your life after high school. You gain unique experience and see places the average person will never see or understand. You get paid to visit these places also! Plus you receive access to free health benefits for life, free college tuition plus an allowance for housing (which is awesome), and experience with leadership – more... that can be implemented into any future career. – less
Continuous Process Improvement Instructor (Current Employee), NAS Lemoore, CA – July 24, 2014
I enjoy mentoring and leading people and showing them that if you take care of your personnel that the work will come. I have learned so much from everyone and I am grateful for that. The Navy has made me a better person and an even better sailor.