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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $107 MILLION AWARD FOR NEXT AMPHIBIOUS WARSHIP

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $107 MILLION AWARD FOR NEXT AMPHIBIOUS WARSHIP

Navy Awards Contract to Procure Materials for LHA 9 to Be Built in Pascagoula

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The Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7) sails the Gulf of Mexico during builder’s trials held in July. Photo by Derek Fountain/HII

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of a $107,194,022 Navy contract to Huntington Ingalls to purchase long-lead-time...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES

Licensing Reciprocity Measure Intended to Ease Burdens on Working Military Spouses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday helped introduce to make it easier for military spouses with valid professional licenses to continue their careers wherever their spouse is serving on military orders.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of Utah Senator Mike Lee’s Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act (S.1084).  This bipartisan...

HYDE-SMITH HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a Senate delegation headed to the southern border today to evaluate the surging crisis arising from the Biden administration policy changes to immigration and border security.

Hyde-Smith is among 19 Republicans, led by Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, who will travel to the McAllen, Texas, region for briefings and tours Thursday and Friday.

“We’re headed...

Miss. congressional leaders react to Biden’s first address to Congress

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Miss. congressional leaders react to Biden’s first address to Congress

By WLBT Digital

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) - President Joe Biden declared Wednesday night that “America is rising anew” as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the pandemic and...

Sullivan to Biden: Kerry must be investigated over leaks to Iran

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Sullivan to Biden: Kerry must be investigated over leaks to Iran

By Suzanne Downing

A letter signed by U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan and 17 other senators asks President Joe Biden to investigate whether John Kerry, Biden’s special climate envoy, leaked classified information to Iran during...

Hyde-Smith, Guest respond to Biden’s first address to Congress

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Hyde-Smith, Guest respond to Biden’s first address to Congress

By Brett Campbell

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss), of Brookhaven, and U.S. Rep. Michael Guest expressed respect for President Joe Biden after his first address to a joint session of Congress Thursday night,...

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,...