05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command



150821-N-YW024-303 PEARL HARBOR - Children of military members run an obstacle course during Operation "Hele On" at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Operation "Hele On" is a Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Warfighter and Family Services initiative where military children have a chance to better understand what many of their active duty parents face by becoming a military member for a day. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/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.



Lt. David Dziengowski, left, Yeoman 1st Class Silvia Raya, and Lt. j.g. Victor Gutierrez, from the Chief of Naval Personnel office, show support for the 1 Small Act message as part of the Every Sailor, Every Day campaign during Suicide Prevention Month. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lorenzo John Burleson/Released) Steelworker 2nd Class Brandin Salazar, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, greets his daughter on the flight line at Naval Base Ventura County following his return from deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Lowell Whitman/Released) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) transits San Diego Bay as it returns to Naval Base Point Loma following its final deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ryan de Vera/Released) Seaman Recruit Richard Cassube, left, assists Seaman Recruit Jeremy Cryer with the proper measurements of the ribbons on his dress uniform in preparation for their upcoming graduation at Recruit Training Command. Cassube and Cryer are among the first 15 recruits to receive the Recruit Honor Graduate Ribbon. (U.S. Navy photo by Susan Krawczyk/Released)
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