The mission of this office is to promote combat readiness, integrity, efficiency, effectiveness, and credibility through impartial and independent inspections assessments, inquiries, investigations, and teaching and training.
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.
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The Objectives of the CG's Inspection Program are:
a. Reinforce operational readiness and capability of the command to accomplish its assigned mission.
b. Evaluate critical functional areas essential for mission accomplishment.
c. Ensure compliance with and implementation of regulations, orders, and directives
d. Prevent work practices and conditions that might unnecessarily expose personnel to injury or health hazards.
e. Evaluate unit inspection procedures.
f. Prevent or detect fraud, waste or abuse.
g. Assess unit climate and any problems affecting individuals and allegations concerning conditions that are detrimental to the health, welfare, morale and efficiency of the command.
h. Assist Commanders and all members of the command in the performance of their duties by providing current information and suggesting corrective actions for improvements.
The office of the Inspector General can not duplicate the process that has already been initiated by any other IG office or by Congress. Please continue to lodge your complaint with your point of contact within the appropriate IG or congressional Office.
Tips for filing a Hotline Complaint with the Inspector General
Matters Inappropriate for the Inspector General
If you have already made contact with your political representative (i.e. Senator, Member of Congress), please allow that process to continue. Although you can still speak with the Inspector General if you so desire, the Inspector General is unable to duplicate actions that have already been initiated by a political representative.
Purpose: Request for mast is the officially recognized means of communication, to express grievances or seek assistance, between members assigned to 3d Marine Logistics Group (MLG), and the officers in the members chain of command.
Read the MCO 1700.23G and the 3d MLGO 1700.1T pertaining to the request for mast process, before submitting your request for mast.
Understand that the request for mast process requires that all officers in the chain of command be afforded an opportunity to assist the requestor. However, this does not mean that the contents of the request for mast must be discussed or revealed to any officer other than the officer that the request for mast is addressed to.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can Request for Mast?
A: All uniformed personnel within 3d MLG, regardless of service!
Q: Why can the Inspector General review my request for mast, even when it is in a sealed envelope addressed to the Commanding General (CG)?
A: The CG of 3d MLG has delegated authority, to the Inspector General (IG), to review all requests for mast addressed to the CG. However, all actions that address the request for mast are directed by the CG.