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.



Gerry, a U.S. Navy military working dog, observes the surroundings at his new duty station, U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay.   Military working dogs play a vital role in the U.S. Navy's Force Protection Program. (U.S. Navy photo by Heather Judkins/Released) Students from the Aerospace Medical Technician School explore Naval Education Training Command (NETC) smart phone applications to find out more about advancement with the "FMS Calculator" and command recourses with "New to the Navy." NETC's newest app, NavyCOOL, provides Sailors with a set of credentialing and career tools to help make professional development decisions throughout their Navy career and beyond. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign James A. Griffin/Released). Capt. Tom Zwolfer, Naval Base Kitsap commanding officer, delivers a speech during the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the All American Restaurant (AAR) on Naval Base Kitsap - Bremerton. AAR is a hybrid galley and restaurant open to service members, family members, Department of Defense civilians, retirees and contractors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV/Released) Engineman 2nd Class Carlos Monsalve leads Sailors from Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 on a convoy brief for an upcoming mission on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. (U.S. Navy photo by Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Perry Lafoe/ Released) Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB 1) practice using a crane at a training simulator at Naval Weapon Station Yorktown. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Wooddy/Released) Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels, USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1), Choctaw County (T-EPF 2), and Fall River (T-EPF 4) moored at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. (U.S. Navy photo by Brian Suriani/Released)
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