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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

Updated: 10 September 2021

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 4 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 Program

3. Body Composition & Military Appearance

4. Career Planning Program

5. Casualty Affairs

6. Color Guard

7. Command Inspection Program 

8. Consumer Level Supply

9. Cyber Security Management

10. Defense Travel System (DTS) 

11. Directives Management

12. Government Travel Charge Card (GTCCP)

13. Health Services 

14. Information & Personnel Security Program (IPSP)

15. Intel Oversight

16. Legal Administration

17. Marine Corps Safety Management Systems (MCSMS)

18. Martial Arts

19. Operations Security

20. Performance Evaluation System (PES)

21. Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Program

22. Physical Fitness and Force Fitness Instructor Program

23. Physical Security

24. Postal Affairs

25. Records Management

26. Reports Management

27. Request Mast

28. Separation, Retirement, and Limited Duty

29. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program(SAPR)

30. Substance Abuse Program

31. Suicide Prevention

32. Transition Readiness

33. Unit, Personal & Family Readiness Program (UPFRP)

34. Unit Readiness

35. Unit Training Management (UTM)

36. Victim & Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)

37. Voting Assistance

38. Water Survival Training Program


        Additional Inspections Required for Aviation Commands

1.  Aircrew Training Program

2.  Aviation Operations Administration

3.  Aviation Safety

4.  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