Provides professional and technical medical and
dental service to the Fleet, Fleet Marine Force,
and shore activities of the Navy
Ensures that assigned activities are able to
achieve successful accreditation and recognition
by appropriate governmental and civilian
agencies and commissions
Ensures cooperation with civil authorities in
matters pertaining to public health disasters and
other emergencies, in conjunction with
maintaining and safeguarding the health of Navy
and Marine Corps personnel
Naval Sea Systems Command.Commander,
Naval Sea Systems Command (COMNAVSEA
SYSCOM or NAVSEA) researches, develops, procures,
and furnishes logistic support and other material
functions. The command carries out these functions for
ships and craft, shipboard weapons systems and
expendable ordnance, and air-launched mines and
torpedoes. This command also is responsible for the
above functions in shipboard systems and components;
some of these are propulsion (including nuclear), power
generation, sonar, search radar, and auxiliary
equipment. NAVSEA is responsible for ship system
integration and for coordination of logistic support.
NAVSEA has central authority for ship and nuclear
power safety; for explosives, propellants, and actuating
parts; and for explosive safety and explosive ordnance
disposal. This command also provides technical and
material support for diving and for salvage of stranded
and sunken ships, craft, aircraft, and other objects.
NAVSEA also coordinates shipbuilding conversion and
repair in the Navy and DoD.
Naval Air Systems Command.Commander,
Naval Air Systems Command (COMNAVAIR
SYSCOM or NAVAIR) is responsible for research,
development, test, evaluation, procurement, and logistic
support in several areas. These areas include Navy and
Marine Corps aircraft, air-launched weapons, and other
aviation-related equipment. This command manages
target ranges and test facilities in support of these needs.
Naval Supply Systems Command.
Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command
(COMNAVSUPSYSCOM or NAVSUP) develops
supply management policies and methods. NAVSUP
also controls the Naval Supply System, publications
and printing, the resale program, the Navy Stock Fund,
and field purchasing services. NAVSUP provides
material support for materials handling, food service
equipment, and special clothing. It provides
accounting support to Navy activities as assigned and
is responsible for transportation of Navy property.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
(COMNAVFACENGCOM or NAVFAC) plans,
designs, develops, procures, constructs, alters,
estimates costs, and inspects. The command is
responsible for these functions as they relate to public
works, public utilities, construction, transportation,
and weight-handling equipment at all shore activities.
NAVFAC acquires and disposes of real estate for the
Navy and manages Navy family housing. It directs the
repair and upkeep of all public works, public utilities,
and housing of the Navy. NAVFAC supports fleet
construction forces and provides material support of
nuclear power plants, shore and construction
equipment, cranes, and fixed ocean structures. In
addition, this command provides technical
management of shore facility maintenance,
environmental protection, natural resource
conservation, and fire protection.
Command.Commander, Space and Naval Warfare
Systems Command (COMSPAWARSYSCOM or
SPAWAR) researches, develops, tests, evaluates, and
procures airborne and shipboard electronics. The
commands functions involve space systems;
command, control, and communications; electronic
warfare; navigation; countermeasures; surveillance;
air traffic control; and cryptography for naval battle
forces. COMSPAWARSYSCOM is the Navys central
authority for electronics standards, technology, and
Strategic Systems Programs.Director,
Strategic Systems Program (DIRSSP) provides for the
development, production, and material support for
fleet ballistic missile and strategic weapon systems.
This support includes the missiles, platforms, and
associated equipment; security; training of personnel;
and the installation and direction of necessary
Naval Computer and Telecommunications
Command.Commander, Naval Computer and
Telecommunications Commands (COMNAV
COMTELCOM) mission is to organize, train, and
equip computer and telecommunications activities.
These activities provide quality information systems
and services to the fleet, support commands, and
higher authority as well as manage, process, and
transfer information for command, control, and
administration of the Navy.