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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 COSPONSORS BILL TO HONOR 13 AMERICAN HEROES KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HONOR 13 AMERICAN HEROES KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

Miss. Senator Promotes Bipartisan Effort to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen U.S. Servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is an original cosponsor of legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American servicemembers who lost their lives last month during a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Hyde-Smith is among the 35 original sponsors of S.2756, a...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 9/11 ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 9/11 ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION STATEMENT

“I Firmly Believe Good Will Overcome Evil, But Not Without Constant Watchfulness.  As Much As We Long To Vanquish Terrorism, This Dark Threat Will Not Simply Disappear.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States:

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Local Couple Plays Role Helping People Flee Afghanistan

WCBI-TV Columbus 

Local Couple Plays Role Helping People Flee Afghanistan

By Allie Martin

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, MISS. (WCBI) –  A Northeast Mississippi couple has helped coordinate safe passage out of Afghanistan for Americans and civilians who helped the US during the war effort.

The plight of the...

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

WXXV Staff

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi...

Afghanistan takeover – Some of Mississippi’s delegation outraged

SuperTalk Mississippi News

Afghanistan takeover – Some of Mississippi’s delegation outraged

By Andi Davis

The Taliban has gained complete control over Afghanistan, as thousands of Afghan people try to flee.

Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker said, “What we are seeing unfold in Afghanistan amounts to...

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...