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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

Updated: 23 December 2019

The IGMC has designated the following 38 Functional Areas as being Critical or Required Evaluation (CoRE).  The IGMC ICI and CCI inspections will focus on these CoRE Functional Areas, however, Commanders and Commanding Generals are encouraged to inspect beyond these areas to better honor the needs of their commands.  Finally, there are 5 additional inspections required for Marine Corps Aviation Commands listed at the bottom of this page, as well as 5 additional inspections required for Installations with Law Enforcement and Corrections activities.  

1. Antiterrorism

2. Assistance and Investigations

3. Body Composition & Military Appearance

4. Career Planning

5. Casualty Affairs

6. Color Guard

7. Command Inspection Program 

8. Cyber Security Management

9. Consumer Level Supply

10. Defense Travel System 

11. Directives Management

12. Government Travel Charge Card

13. Health Services 

14. Information & Personnel Security

15. Intel Oversight

16. Legal Administration

17. Limited Duty

18. Martial Arts

19. Military Awards

20. Operations Security

21. Performance Evaluation System

22. Physical Fitness

23. Physical Security

24. Postal Affairs

25. Prohibited Activities and Conduct (PAC) Prevention and Response

26. Records Management

27. Reports Management

28. Request Mast

20. Safety

30. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

31. Substance Abuse Program

32. Suicide Prevention

33. Transition Readiness

34. Unit, Personal & Family Readiness

35. Unit Readiness

36. Unit Training Management

37. Victim & Witness Assistance

38. Voting 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



         Additional Inspections Required for Installations with Law Enforcement Operations or Marine Corps Police Department

1.  Criminal Investigation Division

2.  Military Working Dog (MWD) Operations

3.  Detention Facilities

4.  Law Enforcement Operations

5.  Correctional Facilities