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 URGE SCHUMER TO BRING ANNUAL DEFENSE BILL TO A VOTE
Miss. Senators Fight for Major Investments in Armed Forces, Want Vote This Month
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, have joined a letter to Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) demanding that the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) be brought to a...
HYDE-SMITH BACKS ‘NATIONAL WARRIOR CALL DAY’ IN SUPPORT OF U.S. VETERANS & SERVICEMEMBERS
Resolution Encourages Greater Interaction to Curtail Rising Suicide Rates
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for a Senate resolution to designate Nov. 13, 2022, as “National Warrior Call Day.”
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the National Warrior Call Day Resolution (S.Res.754), which encourages Americans to actively reach out to servicemembers,...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ACCEPT FINLAND & SWEDEN INTO NATO
Says Two Members Will Make NATO a More Formidable Force against Threats to U.S., Allies
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted in favor of admitting Finland and Sweden as members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratify the Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 (Treaty Doc. 117-3) to welcome Finland and Sweden as the newest NATO members. The vote was...
OPINION: Biden's Open Door to Criminals, Drug Pushers and Human Traffickers
By Oliver L. North and David L. Goetsch
When President Joe Biden hung out the welcome sign at our southern border, he and his open-border cronies tried to portray his policy as an act of compassion. This is still...
‘In the midst of something really big,’ Full military honors offered as soldier laid to rest
By G. Mark LaFrancis
GLOSTER, Miss. – More 40 Patriot Guard Riders lined the walkway leading to the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in this small, rural community of Gloster on Saturday, July...
'They can go to hell!': Right rejects push to force women to register for the draft
By Matthew Wilson
Some Republicans in Congress are going to war against their own party, coming out in full force against a renewed effort to make women register for the military draft.
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
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,...