The United States Coast Guard operates their Base Support Unit (BSU) at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility.

The United States Coast Guard operates their Base Support Unit (BSU) at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility.  The BSU at MAF is responsible for financial, work-life, civil rights, housing, industrial, facilities engineering, and medical and dental support to the more than 900 personnel assigned to the Eight District Coast Guard region’s various units.

The recent construction of their $90 million Administrative and Berthing Building at MAF represents the largest single facility contract in U.S. Coast Guard history.

Located on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, USCG has access to a pier, wharf, and flood gate on the waterfront.

The USCG also offers the Coast Guard Exchange and an on-site Barbershop.