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U.S. Army Reserve Reviews

Updated 18 Feb 2020

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4.0
78%
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U.S. Army Reserve Chief of Army Reserve Jeffrey W. Talley
Jeffrey W. Talley
232 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great Benefits and competitive salary(in 42 reviews)

  • "Ministering is Soldiers and DA Civilians is very rewarding(in 41 reviews)

Cons
  • "Mandatory Training; Combat Deployments; Family Dental Insurance is Horrible(in 45 reviews)

  • "Like with anything military you should expect to spend time away from your family(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "88m sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Transportation Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    travel, experience, benefits, camaraderie, opportunities

    Cons

    work load, hours of operation

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-19
  2. "Great way to continue to serve in the Army"

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    Current Employee - Public Affairs Officer in New Orleans, LA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Camaraderie and travel opportunities.

    Cons

    Employers often avoid hiring Reserve Soldiers.

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-18
  3. "Army Reserve"

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    Current Employee - Signal Support Systems Specialist in Fort Dix, NJ

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    School benefits are great and for everyone that joins.

    Cons

    Time away from family and missing important things.

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-16
  4. "good"

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    Current Employee - 92A Automated Logistics Specialist 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    try to following schedule to complete tasks

    Cons

    hard to follow or lack of communication

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-13
  5. "Army Reserve Aviation"

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    Current Employee - US Army Officer 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent healthcare benefits for a part time position

    Cons

    Very frequent policy changes and challenges getting adequate resources to perform your job well

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-10
  6. "Not too bad if you are in school"

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    Current Employee - Petroleum Supply Specialist 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    Benefits are a plus to joining.

    Cons

    Dealing with bosses who needed to retire 20 years ago.

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-13
  7. "US Army Reserve"

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    Former Employee - Logistician in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great organization to serve your Country.

    Cons

    Eventually, the baton has to be passed to those moving up.

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    U.S. Army Reserve2020-01-29
  8. "There is more pros than cons"

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    Current Employee - Battalion Logistics Officer in Springfield, MO
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The reserves allowed me single handedly to go to college and not have to work full time.

    Cons

    There are minor inconveniences to being in the army with family life and civilian career, however it isn't enough to not join.

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    U.S. Army Reserve2020-01-28
  9. "Do it if you are passionate about serving the country"

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    Current Employee - Motor Transport Operator 

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time

    Pros

    People in my unit, training, insurance benefits

    Cons

    Management, lack of planning ahead

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-02-11
  10. "All in the mindset"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Los Alamitos, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Army Reserve part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and flexible schedule for drill training.

    Cons

    Things run slower than active duty

    U.S. Army Reserve2020-01-21

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