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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to abide by the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including the necessary need to rebuild America’s military and readiness.

Senator Hyde-Smith is proud of Mississippi’s enduring support of the Armed Forces.  She is committed to strengthening the state’s significant contributions to national defense, including Air Force bases and Navy installations, the Army National Guard’s primary mobilization installation, a premiere Special Operations training center, a leading Air Force aeromedical evacuation unit, numerous National Guard installations, and Department of Defense supercomputer capabilities.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also grateful for the work of defense industry employees in Mississippi to produce the best equipment and services for the men and women who protect our nation.


Democrats join Republicans in move to repeal military’s vaccine mandate

The Washington Times

Democrats join Republicans in move to repeal military’s vaccine mandate

By Joseph Clark and Ben Wolfgang

Congressional Democrats have included a Republican-backed measure to repeal President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for service members in the annual Pentagon policy bill,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CONDEMN CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY’S CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CONDEMN CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY’S CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS

Miss. Senators Join Bipartisan Letter Blasting Xi Jinping

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined a bipartisan letter to the Chinese ambassador to the United States warning the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime of the consequences of a violent crackdown on peaceful protesters.

The letter, which was signed by nearly half of their Senate colleagues,...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES STAND WITH ARMED FORCES, DEMAND VOTE ON ENDING MILITARY COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES STAND WITH ARMED FORCES, DEMAND VOTE ON ENDING MILITARY COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 13 Senators who today informed leadership that they will oppose moving forward with the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), unless the Senate votes on an amendment to prohibit discharges from the Armed Forces solely because of COVID-19 vaccination status.

The notice was delivered in a letter to Republican Leader...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“It Has Not Been an Easy Year for Many Americans, but I Pray for a Brighter Future for Our Nation
with Faith that God Will Lead Us on the Right Path as Long as We Open Our Hearts to Him.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, encouraging Mississippians to give thanks for their many blessings despite troubling social and...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

Encourages Mississippians to Become More Engaged with Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who is scheduled to mark Veterans Day at a ceremony in Ridgeland, today issued a statement in advance of the national holiday to encourage Mississippians to become more engaged with veterans.

 “Each Veterans Day, our nation comes together to remember, honor, and thank the brave men and women who have fought selflessly to defend our...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $2.4 BILLION AWARD TO BUILD LHA 9 AT INGALLS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $2.4 BILLION AWARD TO BUILD LHA 9 AT INGALLS

Miss. Shipbuilders Will Build Large Deck Amphibious Assault Ship Critical for Future of Fleet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of a $2.4 billion contract modification from the Department of the Navy to Ingalls Shipbuilding to construct LHA 9, a large-deck America-class amphibious assault ship.

“This is excellent news for both the fine shipbuilders...

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $10.8 MILLION AWARD FOR GOLDEN MANUFACTURING

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $10.8 MILLION AWARD FOR GOLDEN MANUFACTURING

Department of Defense Continues Contract Work with North Miss. Small Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised a $10.8 million contract award to Golden Manufacturing Co., Inc. in Tishomingo County to produce trousers for the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.

The contract represents the continuation of Department of Defense contracts dating from 2019 for the Golden...

US Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Tours Adranos

Stone County Enterprise 
 
US Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Tours Adranos

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U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recently toured Adranos’ solid rocket motor production facility in Stone County, Mississippi. The Senator was in Stone County visiting local businesses, including aerospace propulsion...

Tommy Tuberville objects to cuts to veterans pharmacy network

Alabama Today

Tommy Tuberville objects to cuts to veterans pharmacy network

By Brandon Moseley

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville and 15 of his Senate colleagues sent a letter Friday to Seileen Mullen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, seeking answers about TRICARE beneficiaries’...