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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

Updated: 04 November 2019

The IGMC has designated the following 36 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. Health Services 

13. Information & Personnel Security

14. Intel Oversight

15. Legal Administration

16. Limited Duty

17. Martial Arts

18. Military Awards

19. Operations Security

20. Performance Evaluation System

21. Physical Fitness

22. Physical Security

23. Postal Affairs

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

25. Records, Reports, & Directives Management

26. Request Mast

27. Safety

28. Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

29. Substance Abuse Program

30. Suicide Prevention

31. Transition Readiness

32. Unit, Personal & Family Readiness

33. Unit Readiness

34. Unit Training Management

35. Victim & Witness Assistance

36. 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