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.

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Dec. 27, 2013) Chief Hospital Corpsman Emeterio Donato, chief of the preventative medicine team for Camp Lemonnier's expeditionary medical facility, takes a sample to test for bacteria in the drinking water on Camp Lemonnier. The team conducts monthly quality control testing in conjunction with daily testing by the camp's water production plant to ensure the safety of the drinking water. CNIC is tasked with ensuring drinking water is safe for the Navy's overseas installations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich/Released) MAYPORT, Fla. - Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) agents conduct a sweep of the Personnel Support Detachment office at Naval Station Mayport during Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2014 active shooter and hostage drill. Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield is a two-week anti-terrorism force protection exercise that test Navy installations on various crises in response to elevated force protection conditions due to active shooter/hostage situations, report of suspicious packages, vehicles or people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released) Energy Conservation: Contractors guide one of two air-cooled for installation at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, as part of an energy conservation contract involving the re-engineering of the entire air conditioning system. The chillers were replaced with newer, energy efficient models along with new fan motors and variable frequency drives for added energy savings. (U.S. Navy photo by Thomas Obungen/Released)
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