About Us

Welcome to Naval Support Facility Indian Head

The base here in Indian Head, Maryland, is a 3,400-acre peninsula where essential joint-service, Navy and Marine Corps missions support critical needs of the Department of Defense. Surrounded by the Potomac River and Mattawoman Creek, the Indian Head facility is strategically and ideally situated less than 30 miles south of the nation's capital. NSF Indian Head is the nation's oldest continuously operating naval ordnance station.  You can find the online base guide here which will provide even more history.