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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 STATEMENT ON SUPPRESSED MAYORKAS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON SUPPRESSED MAYORKAS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who has traveled twice to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years as a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Democratic-led suppression of the impeachment trial for Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas:

“Senate Democrats insulted the United States Senate as an institution and, more importantly...

MISSISSIPPI CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION URGES AIR FORCE TO SELECT KEY FIELD AS THE FUTURE HOME FOR THE NEW KC-46 AIRCRAFT

MISSISSIPPI CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION URGES AIR FORCE TO SELECT KEY FIELD AS THE FUTURE HOME FOR THE NEW KC-46 AIRCRAFT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi Congressional Delegation is urging Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to consider Key Field in Meridian as the future home of the new KC-46 aircraft, a military refueling and strategic transport plane.

Key Field is already home to KC-135 planes, which are air refueling tankers that provide rapid global mobility and combat support to the...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL APPROVAL OF BILL THAT WILL FUND MILITARY WORK IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL APPROVAL OF BILL THAT WILL FUND MILITARY WORK IN MISSISSIPPI

Hyde-Smith Outlines How FY24 Defense Spending Bill Benefits Mississippi 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today supported final passage of a defense spending measure that increases overall national security funding for the nation and supports defense-related work in Mississippi.

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee...

Thad Cochran MCITy grand opening held Thursday

Vicksburg Post

Thad Cochran MCITy grand opening held Thursday

By Blake Bell

After years of planning, developing, and building, an official grand opening and ribbon-cutting was held Thursday for the Thad Cochran MCITy building on Washington Street.

With a mission of advancing the high-tech...

Guest, Wicker and Hyde-Smith reaffirm support for KC-46

Meridian Star

Guest, Wicker and Hyde-Smith reaffirm support for KC-46

By Thomas Howard

U.S. Rep Michael Guest and Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Rodger Wicker reaffirmed their support for Meridian to receive the KC-46 mission at Key Field during a roundtable discussion with business leaders Tuesday...

3 members of U.S. Congress made a stop in the Queen City

WTOK-TV Meridian

3 members of U.S. Congress made a stop in the Queen City

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By Ross McLeod

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Three U.S. Congress members from Mississippi made a stop in Meridian to speak with local politicians, business leaders, and educators to learn about the progress being made in...