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.

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN -- Newly promoted chief petty officers of fiscal year 2015 sing Anchors Aweigh during a chief pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain. Forty-seven Sailors from Naval Support Activity Bahrain, U.S. Navy Forces Central Command, and commands located throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility received their anchors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Smith) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-- Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao, left, commander of Surface Forces Atlantic, leads more than 5,000 participants in the ninth annual Walk Out of Darkness in Virginia Beach, Va. September is suicide prevention month and this year the Navy is promoting the message Every Sailor, Every Day to encourage all Sailors, leaders, families and members of the Navy community to strengthen their connections with those around them. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Phil Beaufort) 1C84 SANTA RITA, Guam -- Vice Adm. William D. French, commander of Navy Installations Command, addresses service members and civilians during an all-hands call at Naval Base Guam. French is in Guam to attend the Joint Region Marianas change of command ceremony Aug. 15. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Wilson) NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN -- Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran speaks to Sailors about updates with Navy programs and policies during an all-hands call at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Smith) WASHINGTON D.C. -- An aerial photograph taken in July 2006 of the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. (U.S. Navy photo)
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