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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 QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

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VIDEO: Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary nominee, New Mexico Rep. Debra Haaland.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.

Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $86.1 MILLION DEFENSE LOGISTICS CONTRACT TO MISS. COMPANY

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $86.1 MILLION DEFENSE LOGISTICS CONTRACT TO MISS. COMPANY

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a maximum $86.1 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to Merchants Foodservice in Jackson to provide food to military installations in Mississippi and Louisiana.

Merchants Foodservice will provide full-line food distribution to Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard facilities in the two states.

“I’m pleased to see a Mississippi firm...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON VOTE TO ACQUIT FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON VOTE TO ACQUIT FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement on her vote against convicting former President Donald J. Trump of inciting the deadly mob violence that overtook the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021:

“First, the impeachment of a former President is not part of the Constitution, which states clearly that ‘impeachment shall not extend further than to remove from office.’  Donald Trump is...

Mississippi leaders react to chaos at U.S. Capitol

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Mississippi leaders react to chaos at U.S. Capitol

By Bill Graham

“Thank you for the messages of concern,” tweeted U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican. “My staff & I are safe. Whatever frustrations any American may have, violence & destruction in the US Capitol, the seat of our...

U.S. Sen. Hyde-Smith takes oath of office in Washington

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U.S. Sen. Hyde-Smith takes oath of office in Washington

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence officiated during the ceremony to mark the start of the 117th Congress. (Source: U.S. Senate Photographic Studio; Dan Rios/U.S. Senate Photographic Studio)

By Renaldo Hopkins

WASHINGTON, D.C....

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,...