Lesson 2/Learning Event 2
Determine the command or activity best suited for corrective actions
and evaluate the adequacy of past corrective actions.
Determine the state of discipline and morale throughout the command.
During the maintenance portion of the inspection, the IG inspects unit
Unit material is
inspected for systematic servicing, preservation, adjustment, repair, and
prevention of abuse.
In the inspection of organizational maintenance
activities, the IG determines if--
The unit has the technical skills, spare parts, and tools to perform
its maintenance functions.
Applicable MWOs have been applied to the equipment and entered on DA
Form 2408-5 (Equipment Modification Record).
The unit is performing only the level of maintenance for which it is
The unit has a current readiness
equipment listed in DA Pam 738-750.
The operators are reporting accurate equipment
recording data on the applicable TAMMS records.
The operators are familiar with their equipment and its capabilities
Technical inspections of equipment are made by DS
maintenance personnel. These inspections determine whether equipment should
be kept in service or withdrawn for overhaul or salvage of component parts.
Technical inspections also check the condition of the equipment at the time
of transfer or issue.
If technical inspections reveal that organization
maintenance is substandard or that PM deficiencies exist, a report is made
to the commanding officer of the unit concerned.
Inspection results are
recorded on the DA Form 2404.
Spot-Check Inspections. Spot-check inspections are often used to ensure the
adequacy and effectiveness of organizational maintenance and supply and to
detect possible failure of equipment before unserviceability occurs. Some
spot checks are conducted periodically, others when requirements develop,
and some as a matter of operational