Base New Orleans Command
Commanding Officer: CAPT Michael Paradise
Executive Officer: CDR Veronica Brecht
Command Master Chief: MCPO James Armstrong
The Base Command Department is located in the Coast Guard Administrative Building, Room 260. Hours of operation include Monday though Friday, 0800 - 1600, excluding holidays.
For inquiries, please call (504) 253-4500.
As an officer in the armed forces of the United States, you are a warrior in the profession of arms, a leader of character, an unwavering defender of the Constitution, a servant of the nation, and an exemplar and champion of its ideals. You accept unmitigated personal responsibility and accountability to duty, for your actions and those of your subordinates. In so doing, you willingly take your place in an ancient and honorable calling, obligated equally to those who have gone before you, those you walk among and those who will follow.