The Command Inspector General (CIG) is the eyes, ears, and conscience of the Commander and is dedicated to promote effectiveness, efficiency, discipline, morale, economy, ethics integrity and combat readiness. This shall be accomplished through impartial and independent inspections, assessments, inquiries, investigations, teaching, and training at each level of warfighting. The CIG is divided into two Branches: Inspections and Investigations.
- Cognizance of the Request Mast Program. Interviewing personnel requesting mast with the COMMARFORRES, coordinating staff input and arranging Marine's audience with the COMMARFORRES.
- Cognizance of Department of Defense inquiries concerning allegations of improprieties within MARFORRES.
- Operating Marine Forces Reserve's Assistance Matters, Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Mismanagement and Hotline Complaints (Force Order 7510.3A).
- Conducting special inspections, surveys, and investigations as directed by the Commander.
- Leads the Inspection Coordination Center (ICC), consisting of representatives from the General and Special Staffs, to standardize inspection synchronization and coordination across the Force.
- Synchronizes the scheduling of HQMC inspections on Force Units.
- Provides oversight to MSC Commanding General Inspection Programs.
- Reviews external reports of inspections, disseminates inspection results, and ensures they are analyzed for possible trends and problem areas.
- Responsible for reporting Intelligence Oversight and Sensitive Activities.