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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

The IGMC has designated these 37 Functional Areas as being Critical Or Requiring Evaluation (CoRE).  These Functional Areas shall be the focus of all command inspections.  Commanders and Commanding Generals are encouraged to inspect beyond these areas to better honor the needs of their commands.  The IGMC UIP and CIP inspections will focus on these CORE Functional Areas.  The applicable portions in Functional Areas annotated below with an asterisk* shall be used to inspect General Staffs (G-shops).  Finally, there are 5 Additional Inspections Required (AIR) for Marine Corps Aviation Commands listed at the bottom of this page.  

1. Antiterrorism*

2. Body Composition & Military Appearance

3. Career Planning*

4. Casualty Affairs

5. Cyber Security Management*

6. Consumer Level Supply

7. Defense Travel System*

8. Government Travel Charge Card*

9. Ground Ordnance Maintenance

10. Health Services*

11. Information & Personnel Security*

12. Intel Oversight*

13. Legal Administration

14. Limited Duty

15. Martial Arts

16. Military Awards*

17. Military Working Dog (MWD) Operations

18. Operations Security*

19. Performance Evaluation System

20. Physical Fitness

21. Physical Security*

22. Postal Affairs

23. Prohibited Activities and Conduct (PAC) Prevention and Response*

24. Provost Marshals Office - Marine Corps Police Department Operations

25. Records, Reports, & Directives Management*

26. Request Mast*

27. Safety*

28. Separation & Retirement

29. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response*

30. Substance Abuse Program*

31. Suicide Prevention

32. Transition Readiness

33. Unit, Personal & Family Readiness*

34. Unit Readiness*

35. Unit Training Management*

36. Victim & Witness Assistance

37. Voter Assistance*

        Additional Inspections Required for Aviation Commands

1.  Aircrew Training

2.  Aviation Operations Administration

3.  Aviation Safety

4.  Aviation Supply

5.  Naval Aviation Training Operating Procedures Standardization


* Applicable portions of these checklists shall be used to inspect General Staffs (G-shops).