Droit Et Avant: “Be Right, Then Go Forward”
Office of the Inspector General
“Serve as an extension of the eyes, ears, voice, and conscience of the Adjutant General, providing a continuous assessment of matters relating to the readiness, state of economy, efficiency, morale, esprit de corps, and discipline of Virginia National Guard units and organizations. Identify and recommend solutions to performance inhibitors and resolve requests for assistance from service members, family members, and civilians of the Virginia National Guard.”
Role of the IG
Inspectors General are confidential advisors to, and fact-finders for, The Adjutant General. Inspectors General assist with increasing readiness and bolstering warfighting capabilities by performing the four IG functions: Inspections, Assistance (Assistance Requests), Investigations, and Teaching & Training. Inspectors General perform these four functions by remaining unbiased, objective, fair, and impartial. Inspectors General work to determine the facts and “what is right?” by researching and analyzing appropriate and applicable Department of Defense (DOD) Directives, Army Regulations, Air Force Instructions, and policies.