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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.


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...

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,...

Mississippi senators want to see ‘end’ to war on domestic oil, gas

The Center Square

Mississippi senators want to see ‘end’ to war on domestic oil, gas

By Brent Addleman

(The Center Square) – A pair of Mississippi federal legislators are calling for an end to what they call President Joe Biden’s war on domestic oil and gas.

Republican Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...

Tribute to Thomas O’Loughlin

TRIBUTE TO THOMAS O’LOUGHLIN

Congressional Record (Senate - May 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, each Memorial Day we, as Americans, take time to honor the heroes who gave their lives in service to our country, from those who died in the creation of this great Nation to those who today...

Tribute to Lieutenant Commander Steven Davies

TRIBUTE TO LIEUTENANT COMMANDER STEVEN DAVIES

Congressional Record (Senate - April 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am pleased to commend LCDR Steven Davies for his dedication to duty and service as a U.S. Coast Guard congressional fellow on my staff. Steve was recently selected to...