05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command
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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.


Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Lynzi Miller, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), paints a fence during a community service project at Rytas orphanage in Klaipeda, Lithuania. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released) Sailors assigned to USS Constitution march in the Grand Parade for the 119th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days during Cheyenne Navy Week. The Navy Week program is designed to raise awareness about the Navy in areas that traditionally do not have a naval presence and include community relation projects, speaking engagements, and media interviews with flag hosts and area Sailors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Peter Melkus/Released) Civilians swear an oath to become part of the military during a flag ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Each month, civilians and military personnel join together at Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to render honors during the ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Michael Ray/Released) Integrated training teams at Naval Air Station North Island conduct an aircraft mishap exercise, testing response and rescue capabilities with their mutual aid partners within the San Diego region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chelsea D. Daily/Released) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens speaks with students attending the third class of the new training curriculum at the Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, R.I. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert delivers the oath of enlistment to 17 Sailors during a mass reenlistment ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacques Renard/Released)
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