3908 Commander, Navy Installations Command
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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 the Scorpions of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 finish preparation of an EA-18G Growler as it departs for takeoff from Misawa Air Base. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Weldin/Released) Sail
ors render honors during a Pearl Harbor honors and heritage morning colors ceremony at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, hosted by Navy Region Hawaii in coordination with the National Park Service. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johans Chavarro/Released) Sesame Street character Elmo greets children in the crowd during a live musical performance at Naval Air Facility Atsugi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Barry A. Riley/Released) Service members and civilians from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay and Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay participate in a scene during the performance by InterACT at the installation's Windjammer Ballroom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kegan E. Kay/Released) Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens, director of expeditionary warfare division, visits Amphibious Construction Battalion (PHIBCB) 2's elevated causeway system (ELCAS) build site to better understand it's mission capabilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor Mohr/Released) The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS George Washington (CVN 73) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) are pierside at Naval Air Station North Island while conducting a hull-swap. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel M. Young/Released)
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