The last time we had any sort of formal inspection was about six years ago. Boots were clean, serviceable and black. In our area, being polished lasts about as long as it takes to walk to the car.
We have a few gray toes that make me cringe. But since I am not a sergeant, I just shake my head and continue on. It's up to me to keep my gear and footwear in proper order.
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