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Inspector General of the Marine Corps


Inspector General of the Marine Corps

Headquarters Marine Corps


The CoRE List

Updated: 4 June 2021

The IGMC has designated the following 37 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 4 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 (DTS) 

11. Directives Management

12. Government Travel Charge Card (GTCCP)

13. Health Services 

14. Information & Personnel Security

15. Intel Oversight

16. Legal Administration

17. Martial Arts

18. Operations Security

19. Performance Evaluation System

20. Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Program

21. Physical Fitness and Force Fitness Instructor Program

22. Physical Security

23. Postal Affairs

24. Records Management

25. Reports Management

26. Request Mast

27. Safety

28. Separation, Retirement, and Limited Duty

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.  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