Form the Element
Once the element has been properly prepared for inspection as outlined in TC 3-21.5, the inspector should proceed to the first person for inspection.
The inspector should position himself fifteen inches in front of the Soldier to be inspected. The inspector should then:
• Professionally greet the Soldier.
• Ask any questions he may have for the Soldier
Upon completion of questions the Inspector should inspect the Soldier using the following technique:
The inspector will focus on the Soldier’s head. The inspector will begin moving his eyes down the front of the Soldier. Check for proper wear of the headgear, compliance with facial grooming standards, and footgear. Ensure the footgear is authorized,serviceable and properly maintained. Ensure all equipment is clean and serviceable.