05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command



150922-N-XN177-100 YOKOSUKA, Japan -- The U.S. 7th Fleet amphibious command flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) sits pierside at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). CFAY provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of U.S. 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, 83 tenant commands, and 24,000 military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Peter Burghart/Released)


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.



Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Mark Bonner, vice president of the Pearl Harbor Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) chapter, participates in a Suicide Prevention Month gate awareness event at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johans Chavarro/Released) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson holds an all-hands call at Naval Air Station Oceana. Richardson spent the day conducting his first series of all-hands calls as CNO with Sailors in the Hampton Roads area. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Michael Barnes/Released) Sailors assigned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam prepare to receive a mooring line from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Michael Ray/Released) Patricia Moore, N5 education research analyst for Naval Service Training Command (NSTC), introduces new recruits to electronic tablets at Recruit Training Command (RTC). The e-tablets contain RTC curriculum, including training videos, texts and access to professional development websites. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson eats lunch with Sailors following an all-hands call at Naval Station Norfolk. Richardson visited Hampton Roads for his first series of all-hands calls as CNO with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)
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