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What is it like working at U.S. Navy?

Great Learning and Experience Opportunity.
Information Technology (IT) Manager in Norfolk:
Pros: Great Job Experience
Cons: To much extra work outside of scope of job
Clinical Informatics Manager in Stafford:
Pros: What I like most about the US Navy is the life experience and the opportunity to travel the world.
Cons: What I like least about the US Navy is that I am away from my family alot.
Electronics Technician:
Pros: The experience gained and training received.
Cons: Working for uncertified or unqualified personnel.
Stress overshadows Benefits.
Logistics Specialist:
Pros: Benefits.
Cons: The inherent stress and constant demands with low pay.
Low Pay - But Steady Work.
Mechanical Engineer:
Pros: Working for the DoD, or any federal agency, offers very good job security. When times are bad economically, federal workers are thankful for their salaries.
Cons: The DoD is saddled with a number of problems, ranging from congressionally mandated bureaucratic burdens, to outdated equipment, to low pay (when compared to private sector).
I love it.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class, Surface Vessels:
Pros: I get a chance to travel the world as well as help people.
Cons: There are a lot of politics and favoritism.
Working for the NAVY.
Air Traffic Controller in Virginia Beach:
22 Years enlisted, and now a GS. Working Air Traffic Control for the Navy provides a more well rounded work experience than any other branch of service. Then Navy recently implemented Special Salary Rate for GS Air Traffic Controllers.