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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

Updated: 09 August 2019

The IGMC has designated the following 37 Functional Areas as being Critical or Required Evaluation (CoRE).  The IGMC UIP and CIP 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. Government Travel Charge Card

12. Ground Ordnance Maintenance

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, Reports, & Directives Management

27. Request Mast

28. Safety

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. 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 a PMO or Marine Corps Police Department

1.  Criminal Investigation Division

2.  Military Working Dog (MWD) Operations

3.  PMO Holding Cells and Detention Spaces

4.  PMO - Marine Corps Police Department Operations

5.  Brigs (Confinement Facilities)