Photo of World War II Veteran hat and American flag

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.


Indianola Native Jay Blount to Receive Second Ever Civilian Purple Heart

Indianola Enterprise-Tocsin

Indianola Native Jay Blount to Receive Second Ever Civilian Purple Heart

By Mark H. Stowers

A war zone is a war zone.

Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.

For Indianola native Jay Blount,...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS VOTE FOR BUDGET AGREEMENT SUPPORTS NATIONAL DEFENSE, AVOIDS U.S. TREASURY DEFAULT

HYDE-SMITH SAYS VOTE FOR BUDGET AGREEMENT SUPPORTS NATIONAL DEFENSE, AVOIDS U.S. TREASURY DEFAULT

Miss. Senator Troubled by Deficit Spending Linked to Pact Made with House Democratic Majority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said her vote for a two-year budget agreement was the responsible choice needed to continue the President’s agenda to rebuild the U.S. military, secure the border, and protect the full faith and credit of the United States.

“I spoke one-on...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

Gulfport Native is President Trump’s Nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today recommended confirmation of U.S. District...

Senators push for PTSD recognition

Dunn County (N.D.) Herald

Senators push for PTSD recognition

June 13, 2019 

North Dakota’s Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer have helped introduce bipartisan legislation that designates June 27 as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day” and the month of June as “National Post-Traumatic...

Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

News Mississippi

Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

By Steven Gagliano

According to a spokesman, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning in Oxford.

Cochran, a Navy veteran who eventually...

Senator honors ailing vet with sterling service

Laurel Leader-Call

Senator honors ailing vet with sterling service

From staff reports

An ailing World War II veteran and POW from Myrick was honored by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on Friday, just before the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend.

Tom O’Loughlin, 94, was a prisoner of war for more than a...

Honoring Durell Wade

HONORING DURELL WADE 

Congressional Record -- (Senate - December 06, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, 77 years after being killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, AD2 Durell Wade of Calhoun County, MS, will be laid to rest in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

On December 7, 1941,...

HYDE-SMITH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TO CONNECT WITH MISSISSIPPIANS

HYDE-SMITH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TO CONNECT WITH MISSISSIPPIANS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the launch of her new Senate website, which has been designed to make it easier for Mississippians to contact her to share their views, seek assistance, and learn more about the Senator’s work.

“I hope Mississippians will use this redesigned website to reach out to me and my staff.  As I’ve said before, this is their office and we’re here to do everything we...

SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR THAD COCHRAN

SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR THAD COCHRAN

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Introduced Tribute to the Late Miss. Senator

Sens. Wicker and Hyde-Smith at Thad Cochran U.S. Courthouse naming ceremony last August

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) to honor the life and career of former long-time U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.

The resolution was cosponsored by every member of the Senate and was approved unanimously late Tuesday.  Cochran, who retired from the Senate last year, passed away on...