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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, COLLEAGUES STAND WITH ARMED FORCES, DEMAND VOTE ON ENDING MILITARY COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES STAND WITH ARMED FORCES, DEMAND VOTE ON ENDING MILITARY COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 13 Senators who today informed leadership that they will oppose moving forward with the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), unless the Senate votes on an amendment to prohibit discharges from the Armed Forces solely because of COVID-19 vaccination status.

The notice was delivered in a letter to Republican Leader...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“It Has Not Been an Easy Year for Many Americans, but I Pray for a Brighter Future for Our Nation
with Faith that God Will Lead Us on the Right Path as Long as We Open Our Hearts to Him.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, encouraging Mississippians to give thanks for their many blessings despite troubling social and...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

Encourages Mississippians to Become More Engaged with Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who is scheduled to mark Veterans Day at a ceremony in Ridgeland, today issued a statement in advance of the national holiday to encourage Mississippians to become more engaged with veterans.

 “Each Veterans Day, our nation comes together to remember, honor, and thank the brave men and women who have fought selflessly to defend our...