05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command
Happy Holidays

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.


Lt. Bruce Mansfield, from Phoenix, Ariz., assigned to Navy Band Northwest, directs the band during a holiday concert in the Oak Harbor High School Performing Arts Center. The concert is part of the Navy Band Northwest "A Gift of Music" tour. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington/Released) Capt. J.R. Nettleton, right, commanding officer of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, discuses pier operations with Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard and Rear Adm. Mary Jackson, commander of Navy Region Southeast during a tour of the base. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Keith Bryska/Released) Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, addresses Sailors and Department of Defense personnel assigned to Commander Logisitics Group Western Pacific, Navy Region Singapore and various tenant commands during an all-hands call. The visit to Singapore was part of a routine visit to strengthen relationships and enhance the interoperability of regional navies in support of the U.S. military's rebalance to the Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jay C. Pugh/Released) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert present the Legion of Merit posthumously to Lt. Cmdr. Herbert Claudius for his actions on July 30, 1942. His son Herbert Gordon Claudius Jr., center, at a ceremony at the Pentagon, accepted the award. The actions of Lt. Cmdr. Claudius as commanding officer of PC-566 resulted in the sinking of enemy submarine U-166. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Julianne F. Metzger/Released) Members of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team sign memorabilia and take photos with Sailors and their dependents at Misawa Air Base. The Globetrotters visited Misawa as part of their annual holiday military tour. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ryan C. Delcore/Released) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visits with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Warrant Officer Watanabe Mitsunari, the chief of staff of Japan Joint Staff, in his office. The senior enlisted advisor is meeting with U.S. Officials during his visit to the area. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
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