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.



Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class Phillip Manuel, assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment Atsugi, plays games with students from Taero Elementary School during a cultural exchange event at the Naval Air Facility Atsugi Food Court. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan G. Greene/Released) Security personnel from Naval Station Mayport and members of Jacksonville Sheriff's Office clear aisles in the Navy Exchange Complex during an active-shooter exercise as Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016 commences. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released) Frank Alexander, Naval Station Mayport's motorcycle safety instructor, gives instructions to Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Jeffrey McRae during the Basic Rider Course. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released) Aviation Boatswains Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Adam Insley and firefighter Jonathon Crow evacuate Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Wayne Ayers-Creech during an active shooter drill at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island as part of exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Caleb Cooper/Released) During an active shooter exercise, part of Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016, members of NAS Pensacola's security forces secure the perimeter of the exercise with a K9 unit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mike O'Connor/Released) Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) along with the Virginia Beach Police Department participate in an active shooter training exercise on board Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story as part of the annual Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Wooddy/Released)
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