05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command

Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) is responsible for worldwide shore installation support for the United States Navy under the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).  CNIC's mission is to support the Fleet, Fighter, and Family.   

  • Fleet encompasses the operating forces of the Navy. CNIC ensures all installation requirements necessary to train and operate the Fleets (Ports, Airfields, Training Ranges, etc.) are maintained and ready.
  • Fighter encompasses the men and women in the operating forces. CNIC ensures naval installations are able to facilitate the manning, training and equipping of the Navy's fighting force.
  • Family encompasses the men and women of the armed forces and their families. To ensure the fighting force is supported on all fronts, CNIC's Family and Community Services, Housing and Safety efforts provide the quality of life, support and services that allow the fighting force to focus on mission accomplishment.


Capt. Frank Hughlett, commander of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Ft. Story (JEBLC-FS), leads a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of 67th St. Townhomes vacation rentals. Beginning February 2015, these units will be available for reservations via Navy Getaways online and phone central reservations system. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jared Aldape/Released) This is a still frame from the Navy's latest recruiting commercial, Pin Map, which is scheduled to debut January 23 to TV and web audiences worldwide. Pin Map highlights the service's unique ability to operate around the world; on, above, and below the sea. It ends with the tagline "America's Navy" and is intended to build awareness of the full spectrum of unique roles of the Navy and its personnel. (U.S. photo/Released) 
The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, conduct a fly over during the Commander, Naval Air Forces change of command and retirement ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island. Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker relieved Vice Adm. David H. Buss as commander of Naval Air Forces . (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Omar A. Dominquez/Released) Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. William Moran speaks to Seabees during an all-hands call at the Needham Theatre. Moran introduced a new program called "Bees to Badges" which will allow Seabees to transition to the Master at-Arms rate in an effort to improve Seabee advancement and retention while also addressing new Master-at Arms requirements. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Lowell Whitman/Released) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens speaks with Sailors at Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic during his visit there. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visits with Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Sailor of the Year candidates. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
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