b. The items are inventoried as follows below.
(1) Check each item to make sure the item and its description on the
property book match. Make a list of any differences.
(2) Make a visual check of the condition of the property. Make a list of any
(3) Count all items not issued on hand receipt. Make a list of any overages
(4) Check end items for completeness. Use the proper TM or SC to identify
components. Make a list of any component shortages or overages. Check the
document register to make sure component shortages are on request.
(5) Check the serial number on the item with that recorded on the property
book. Make a list of any serial number differences.
(6) If items are in maintenance, make sure the maintenance request is valid.
Check open maintenance requests with the supporting maintenance facility.
Report damaged equipment to unit maintenance personnel for repair.
(8) Conduct causative research for differences as discussed in
(9) When the inventory is completed, prepare a memorandum for the PBO's
signature. The memorandum will state that the inventory was conducted. It will also
state, when applicable, that differences have been accounted for "according to
AR 735-5 and DA PAM 710-2-1." File the original of the memorandum at the property-book
level. Send a copy of the memorandum to the person who appointed the PBO.