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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 TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

Hyde-Smith Sworn-In for Six-Year Term as 117th Congress Begins

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today took the oath of office to serve all Mississippians in the United State Senate for the next six...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today highlighted benefits to Mississippi in an omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief package approved by the Senate late Monday night. 

The comprehensive package with all 12 FY2021 appropriations bills and $892 billion in targeted pandemic relief (HR.133) now heads to...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO WHITE HOUSE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO WHITE HOUSE

FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act Gets Senate Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to send President Trump the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a military and national defense policy measure that builds on his promise to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

The NDAA, a Senate-House compromise agreement, authorizes $740.5 billion in funding to fulfill the requirements of the...

Vietnam Service Medal presented to retired Air Force veteran

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Vietnam Service Medal presented to retired Air Force veteran

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PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) presented Pearl resident Gary L. Benton, Senior Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force with a Vietnam Service Medal. 

Benton earned the honor in...

Gold Star Families now have a week to call their own

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Gold Star Families now have a week to call their own

By Julia LeDoux

The Senate has approved a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen service members.

Introduced by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., Gold...