05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command
Wounded Warrior Month 2

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.


Sailors assigned to USS Constitution march through downtown Boston in the 2014 Boston Veteran's Day Parade. Marching on Veteran's Day in commemoration of all U.S. service members who have fought for their country is an annual tradition for the crew of the 217-year-old warship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Peter Melkus/Released) Sailors assigned to Navy Band Northeast march along Fifth Avenue during the 95th Annual New York City Veterans Day Parade in New York City. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Matthew Stroup/Released) U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Mark Rich, commandant of Naval District Washington, center, and U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier, Coast Guard director of governmental and public affairs, center right, lay a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., during a Veteran's Day ceremony honoring veterans of the sea services. (U.S. Navy photo by Shawn Miller/Released) Naval Air Station Key West Honor Guard parades the colors during a mural presentation ceremony at Sigsbee Park. The new mural, painted by Rick Worth, depicts U.S. Armed Forces to decorate the outdoor hallways of Sigsbee Charter School. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian Morales/Released) Sailors from the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Honors and Ceremonies fold the flag during the burial honors ceremony for Pearl Harbor survivor Signalman 1st Class Paul Goodyear at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Goodyear served aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. (Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Johans Chavarro/Released)
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