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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 PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today praised the award of $4,999,634 from the U.S. Department of Defense to the State of Mississippi to modernize the state’s shipbuilding...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS MILITARY READINESS PRESERVATION BILL AS COVID VACCINE TERMINATION POLICIES STAND

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS MILITARY READINESS PRESERVATION BILL AS COVID VACCINE TERMINATION POLICIES STAND

WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in introducing legislation to preserve the readiness of the U.S. Armed Forces by limiting separations based on COVID–19 vaccination status.

The Preserving the Readiness of Our Armed Forces Act (S.4925) would restrict COVID-related separations until recruiting benchmarks are met among...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

Senators Want Answers on Which Sanctuary Cities Draw Illegal Immigrants after DHS Catch & Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With illegal border crossings reaching unprecedented levels, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for detailed information on the effect sanctuary cities have on drawing illegal immigrants.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security...

Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

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Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

By Flora Dedeaux

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - After failed efforts to amend the “Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022,” or the PACT Act, the legislation has finally passed in the U.S. Senate...

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...