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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 LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

HYDE-SMITH LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

“When in the World did We Start Using Words like ‘Adequate’ When We Are Talking about the Benchmark for Our National Defense?” Hyde-Smith Asks

FY22 Defense News Conf
VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Biden Defense Budget as Inadequate.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today lambasted the Biden administration’s FY2022 national security budget, warning that striving for “adequate” defense spending could embolden U.S....

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

Miss. Senator Says Work Should Proceed on True Bipartisan Plan to Improve Election Integrity

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Planned Show Vote on Democrat Election Reform Scheme.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sharply criticized a planned “show vote” on the Democrats’ radical election reform legislation, which would place federal controls and mandates on every state.

Hyde-Smith,...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND RELEASE OF BIDEN IMMIGRATION BLUEPRINT

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND RELEASE OF BIDEN IMMIGRATION BLUEPRINT

Senators Want Details of Sweeping Changes Denied to Congress, but Delivered to National Media

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined an effort to obtain a Biden administration blueprint for expanding and overhauling the legal immigration system—a plan delivered to the New York Times, but denied to Congress and the American people.

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

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,...