Pros: great experiences, the closest friends a person can make in life, the amazing sights to take in traveling overseas.
Cons: overly fast paced, rules and regulations can become a burden at times, the lack of control of scheduling.
It's a challenge at times but for the most part it's a great experience that I would recommend to anyone. As a Fire Controlman which is one of the more rewarding careers to have in the Navy, a person gets to work with the most technologically advanced equipment in the world. Also the benefits for retirement as well as the bonuses available make it worth – more... while staying in the Navy for the long run. – less