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 three F's:  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.

DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory -- Volunteers from U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia collect trash and debris during a beach cleanup at Barton Point. A total of 1,020 pounds of trash and debris were removed from the beaches of Diego Garcia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Smedegard) PEARL HARBOR -- Fireworks light up the sky behind JS Kirishima (DDG-174) as part of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Fourth of July celebrations. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. (Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force photo by Photographer PO1 Makoto Maeda) SASEBO, Japan -- Construction Electrician 2nd Class Acenio Delgado, from El Paso, Texas, inspects the foliage of Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) in order to gauge a cost estimate. The cost estimate is part of an effort to re landscape and improve the visual appeal of CFAS. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Patrick Dionne) PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. -- Cmdr. Christopher Serow, commanding officer of Naval Support Activity Panama City, inspects cadets at J.R. Arnold High School during the annual military inspection of the school's Navy Junior ROTC program. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin B. Gray) NAVAL AIR STATION MERIDIAN, Miss. -- Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment) Roger Natsuhara uses a flight simulator at Naval Air Station Meridian. Natsuhara's first visit to Meridian included a tour of base facilities and meetings with base leadership. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
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