Photo of American soldiers holding up flag and silhouetted by the sun in the background

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 PRESSURES INTERIOR SEC. ON DECLINING GULF ENERGY PRODUCTION, ADHERING TO LAW

HYDE-SMITH PRESSURES INTERIOR SEC. ON DECLINING GULF ENERGY PRODUCTION, ADHERING TO LAW

Miss. Senator Critical of Cancelled Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales, Delay in New Five-Year Plan

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Challenges Interior Department on Gulf of Mexico Energy Production Decline.
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions White House Policy to Ban Additional Leasing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to explain the Biden...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES URGE PRESIDENT BIDEN TO COMBAT CRIME

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES URGE PRESIDENT BIDEN TO COMBAT CRIME

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Resolution Calling on White House to Work with Congress to Tackle Crime, Border Crisis 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues to introduce a resolution calling on the Biden administration to work with Congress to develop a plan to combat the rise in violent crime across the United States and address the crisis at the southern...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS HOMELAND SEC. WHEN ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BECOMES A THREAT, RECEIVES NO ANSWER

HYDE-SMITH ASKS HOMELAND SEC. WHEN ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BECOMES A THREAT, RECEIVES NO ANSWER

Appropriations Subcommittee Challenges DHS Secretary Mayorkas in FY2023 Budget Review

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Presses Homeland Secretary to Determine when Migrant Influx Constitutes a National Threat.
PHOTO:  Senator Hyde-Smith and Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the outlook for the ongoing border crisis projected to get worse in coming weeks, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith...

Rare Earth Elements About to Get Even Rarer

Metal Miner

Rare Earth Elements About to Get Even Rarer

By Sohrab Darabshaw

There’s something afoot on the rare earths front in China. Specifically, the country recently decided that it wants to tighten its export control laws. The regulation passed about two years ago to stop importing countries...

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

Madison County Journal

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

By Staff Reports

MADISON — Madison-Ridgeland Academy senior Will Triplett has accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Triplett received prestigious offers of appointments from both the U.S...

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...