The southern state of Louisiana has four military bases within its borders. The Coast Guard and Marines have no presence in LA. Get a detailed look at each base by clicking their name below.
Air Force Bases
Named in the memory of the World War I pilot Eugene Hoy Barksdale who died in 1926 in an unfortunate plane crash, Barksdale AFB is an Air Force operated military facility located in the northwestern area of Louisiana, only 7 km away from Bossier City. The base hosts the oldest bomb unit in the Air […]
Fort Polk is an Army post located in Vernon Parish in Louisiana seven miles from Leesville, Louisiana. The city of Leesville, population 6700, is situated between Shreveport and Lake Charles. It is 63 miles to Lake Charles, Louisiana and 50 miles to Alexandria where the nearest municipal airport is located. Fort Polk is the second […]
Camp Beauregard started as far back as World War I when it operated as a training and mobilization sector of the United States military forces. The installation now provides training for the Louisiana National Guard. Located in Pineville, Louisiana, it also just off US Highway 165 and Highway 116, and it’s also in close proximity […]
The 29-acre compound was found in June 2011 in a historic neighborhood of Algiers, a suburb of the City of New Orleans. The main building, Lt. Col. Joseph J. McCarthy, contains all administrative and support functions for all of the tenant commands under the lead of the Commanding Officer Colonel Derrick R. Heyl. Housing There […]
NSA New Orleans started its history as the largest military base in New Orleans. The facility was so large that is spread over both sides of the Mississippi River. It dealt with multiple training sessions and support not just for the US Navy, but also for other federal agencies. It used to host almost 4000 […]
Base Contact Information New Orleans Joint Reserve Base Operator 504-678-7569, DSN 678-7569 Public Affairs Office 504-678-3260 Base Housing 504-678-2089 Geography and Area Information The Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans (NAS JRB) is located in Belle Chasse unincorporated Plaquemines Parish Louisiana at 29°49′31″N 090°02′06″W. The facility is 3.72 miles south of downtown New […]