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Can NCOs trash a Soldier’s room during a Health and Welfare Inspection

When con­duct­ing a health and wel­fare inspec­tion are NCO’s allowed to trash a room that was neat and in order?.. Read the Answer»

Can I inspect a Soldier’s quarters or off post housing for health and welfare?

I do weekly (at least) barracks inspections. While I was out doing my run, i decided to pop in and see one of my Soldiers who lives on post. He's a young E4 with a wife and two kids. He allowed me in his home and we talked for a few minutes. While I was there, I noticed that his house was filthy. I politely mentioned this to him. I brought it to the attention of my E6. He came with me to visit the Soldier the following week. The house was still a mess. We sat him down and spoke to him about it. We then paid another visit today. He had notice and time to prepare for us. Conditions were better, but still bad. Now my question is this: Do we have the right to counsel and punish (if deemed necessary) for this? Or is a Soldier's house off-limits to the reach of their leaders? I've been searching and having a hard time finding any solid information on this. I don't want to see this situation blow up and have him go to JAG and sink everyone involved because we were trying to help him... Read the Answer»

AR 20–1 Inspector General Activities and Procedures

This regulation prescribes the responsibility and policy for the selection and duties of inspectors general throughout the Army. It describes inspector general functions, including teaching and training, inspections, assistance, and investigations.

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U.S. Army Inspections: Barracks Inspection

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The third article in the inspection series covers techniques and guidelines for conducting barracks inspections. Frequent barracks inspections provide leaders the ability to monitor the health and welfare of their Soldiers. Many Soldiers feel this inspection is unfair as they are subject to more inspections than the Soldiers who live off-post or in post quarters. To some degree this is understandable but Soldiers must also understand that unit leadership is directly responsible for helping to maintain Read more

U.S. Army Inspections: Planning & Preparation

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The second in the inspection series, this article focuses on the importance of planning your inspection and provides tips to help you achieve positive results. Have you ever stood an inspection and wondered why you were doing it? Or why the inspector checked a piece of equipment in a certain way? Have you ever become frustrated because you felt an inspection was just a waste of time? If you have, you need to read this article. My goal is to help you establish a meaningful inspection process that Read more

U.S. Army Inspections: The Basics

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This article is the first in a series about inspections. As I travel, Soldiers share with me the challenges they are facing. A leader recently told me that they were inundated with inspections. This began a discussion about why inspections are required and what value they bring to the table. Click to read Part 2 of this series: U.S. Army Inspections: Planning & Preparation Click to read Part 3 of this series: U.S. Army Inspections: Barracks Inspection The Importance of Inspections Our Read more
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