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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to fulfilling the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including by ensuring the availability of the resources necessary to rebuild America’s military and maximize 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.


HYDE-SMITH EFFORT SECURES EXPANDED BREAST CANCER SCREENING COVERAGE FOR U.S. SERVICEMEMBERS & FAMILIES

HYDE-SMITH EFFORT SECURES EXPANDED BREAST CANCER SCREENING COVERAGE FOR U.S. SERVICEMEMBERS & FAMILIES

Senator Backs Permanent Fix as Defense Department Agrees to Provisional Improved Mammography Options, Senator Cosponsors Legislation to Provide a Permanent Fix

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two months after pushing for a Pentagon policy shift, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed news that the Department of Defense will improve breast cancer screening options for the U.S. military...

HYDE-SMITH:  U.S. NAVY WILL NAME GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER FOR U.S. SENATOR THAD COCHRAN 

HYDE-SMITH:  U.S. NAVY WILL NAME GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER FOR U.S. SENATOR THAD COCHRAN 

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U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.)
USS Thad Cochran Graphic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised a decision by Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer to name a future guided-missile destroyer after her predecessor, the late U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.).

Hyde-Smith said Spencer made the decision to honor Cochran by naming a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile...

HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO ENGAGE WITH VETERANS AS NATION SALUTES THEIR SERVICE 

HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO ENGAGE WITH VETERANS AS NATION SALUTES THEIR SERVICE 

Miss. Senator Acknowledges Service, Sacrifices in 2019 Veterans Day Tribute 

Veterans Day Tribute

 VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s Veterans Day Tribute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Veterans Day tribute, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippians to engage with veterans and their families as a means of honoring their service to the nation.

“On Veterans Day we take time to recognize that we all benefit from...

Congressional Delegates' Opinions On Impeachment Along Party Lines

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Congressional Delegates' Opinions On Impeachment Along Party Lines

By Desare Frazier

Members of Mississippi's Congressional Delegation are sharing their opinions on the president's impeachment inquiry as the process continues. As MPB's Desare Frazier reports, opinions...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Stops by the SuperTalk Studio

SuperTalk Mississippi

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Stops by the SuperTalk Studio

JT Show

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith stops by the studio to sit down with JT and discuss the work she has done for the people of Mississippi, and if you missed her conversation with JT, you can find it here.

  

  

Tribute to Major Paul. V. Bankston

TRIBUTE TO MAJOR PAUL V. BANKSTON

Congressional Record (Senate - December 13, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend MAJ Paul V. Bankston for his dedication to duty and service as an Army legislative fellow on my staff. In January 2019, Paul will transfer to the Office of the...

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,...