CoRE Functional Areas
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Inspector General of the Marine Corps

The CoRE List

Updated: 23 February 2022

The IGMC has designated the following 41 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 6 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. Command Inspection Program 

7. Consumer Level Supply

8. Cyber Security Management

9. Defense Travel System (DTS) 

10. Directives Management

11. Force Preservation Council (FPC) Program

12. Government Travel Charge Card (GTCCP) Program

13. Health Services 

14. Information & Personnel Security Program (IPSP)

15. Intelligence and Oversight

16. Legal Administration

17. Marine Corps Field Bands

18. Marine Corps Safety Management Systems (MCSMS)

19. Martial Arts

20. Military Awards

21. Operations Security

22. Performance Evaluation System (PES)

23. Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Program

24. Physical Fitness and Force Fitness Instructor Program

25. Physical Security

26. Postal Affairs

27. Prohibited Activities and Conduct Prevention and Response Program (PAC) 

28. Records Management

29. Reports Management

30. Request Mast

31. Separation, Retirement, and Limited Duty

32. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program(SAPR)

33. Substance Abuse Program

34. Suicide Prevention

35. Transition Readiness

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

37. Unit Readiness

38. Unit Training Management (UTM)

39. Victim & Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)

40. Voting Assistance

41. 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.  Correctional Facilities

2.  Criminal Investigation Division

3.  Critical Infrastructure Program (CIP)

4.  Detention Facilities

5.  Law Enforcement Operations

6.  Military Working Dog (MWD) Operations 



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