1. Assistance and Investigations – Investigate or inquire into allegations of misconduct, impropriety, mismanagement, or violations of law, and to provide staff overview for all congressional or other special interest petitions for assistance, interest, or action.
2. Inspections – Coordinate, conduct, and evaluate inspections of supporting establishment commands, units and activities. Additionally the IG will facilitate the execution of the Request Mast program and provide assistance on an “as needed” basis.
3. Readiness – Conduct short/no notice visits to selected Commands to identify systemic issues impacting unit operational readiness and/or mission accomplishment.
4. Intelligence Oversight – Serve as an extension to the IGMC to ensure the effective implementation of Marine Corps-wide oversight of Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Sensitive activities (to include USMC support to law enforcement agencies, special operations, and security matters), and Special Access Programs.