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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to ensuring the federal government meets its commitments to the men and women who have bravely served in the Armed Forces.  She understands the changing needs of America’s newest generation of veterans and their families, and is dedicated to supporting efforts to make sure they receive the highest-quality medical care possible.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE SCHUMER TO BRING ANNUAL DEFENSE BILL TO A VOTE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE SCHUMER TO BRING ANNUAL DEFENSE BILL TO A VOTE

Miss. Senators Fight for Major Investments in Armed Forces, Want Vote This Month 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, have joined a letter to Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) demanding that the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) be brought to a...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS ‘NATIONAL WARRIOR CALL DAY’ IN SUPPORT OF U.S. VETERANS & SERVICEMEMBERS

HYDE-SMITH BACKS ‘NATIONAL WARRIOR CALL DAY’ IN SUPPORT OF U.S. VETERANS & SERVICEMEMBERS

Resolution Encourages Greater Interaction to Curtail Rising Suicide Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for a Senate resolution to designate Nov. 13, 2022, as “National Warrior Call Day.”

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the National Warrior Call Day Resolution (S.Res.754), which encourages Americans to actively reach out to servicemembers,...

Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

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Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

By Flora Dedeaux

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - After failed efforts to amend the “Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022,” or the PACT Act, the legislation has finally passed in the U.S. Senate...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO EXPAND DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR VETERANS

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO EXPAND DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR VETERANS

‘Honoring Our PACT Act’ Would Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Hazards during Service to the Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for passage of a major veterans’ care measure that will dedicate long-sought resources to help military veterans suffering from chronic health issues associated with exposure to toxic hazards.

The Senate voted 84-14 to approve the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2022 MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2022 MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of the nation’s commemoration of Memorial Day to honor all those who have served and died on behalf of our nation:

“For 154 years, we have come together as a nation to honor the heroes who gave their lives in defense of our blessed homeland.  As Americans work through economic and social strife, I believe it is important that we never forget it...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO PRIORITIZE VETERANS OVER ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSERS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO PRIORITIZE VETERANS OVER ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSERS

Legislation Shields VA Resources as Biden Scrambles to ID Funding to Handle Growing Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.) in introducing legislation to stop the Biden administration from diverting funding and resources intended for veterans programs to manage the growing illegal immigration crisis on the southern border.

The bill (S...