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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:  LOUISVILLE COMPANY TO PRODUCE MODERN CONTAINER HANDLER PROTOTYPE FOR THE U.S. ARMY  

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH:  LOUISVILLE COMPANY TO PRODUCE MODERN CONTAINER HANDLER PROTOTYPE FOR THE U.S. ARMY  

Taylor Defense Products Tasked with Developing Updated Military Mobility Vehicle 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today applauded the award of a $1.27 million contract to Taylor Defense Products in Louisville to develop a prototype for a modernized Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) for the U.S. Army.

The Taylor Defense prototype to...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES

Miss. Senators & Colleagues Critical of Decision ‘Shrouded in Secrecy,’ Demand Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter demanding Attorney General Merrick Garland release documentation related to the recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to reinstate federal funding for sanctuary cities and states.

Wicker and...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO CREATE CENTER FOR AVIATION ADVANCEMENT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO CREATE CENTER FOR AVIATION ADVANCEMENT

Mississippi Interests among Large Group of Stakeholders Endorsing Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has cosponsored legislation to ensure U.S. leadership in aviation and aerospace through an all-around national effort to improve coordination, promotion, and support of this important economic sector.

Hyde-Smith joined Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Marco Rubio (R...

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

WTOK-TV Meridian

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

Talease Griffin is the first African-American female at PHS to be nominated and accepted

By Emily Erikson

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Talease Griffin was the first African-American female student at Philadelphia High...

Senate Republicans call to halt UNRWA aid pending reforms

Jewish Insider

Senate Republicans call to halt UNRWA aid pending reforms

In a letter to Blinken, 21 senators call for sweeping reforms at the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees

By Marc Rod

Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID), the ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led 20 fellow Senate...

Ingalls awarded additional $107M for new amphibious assault ship

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Ingalls awarded additional $107M for new amphibious assault ship

The modification brings the current contract for the LHA9 to $457 million.

By Lindsay Knowles

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has received a fourth contract modification from the U.S. Navy...