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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 URGE SCHUMER TO BRING ANNUAL DEFENSE BILL TO A VOTE

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

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

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...

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,...