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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 ISSUES 2022 MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2022 MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of the nation’s commemoration of Memorial Day to honor all those who have served and died on behalf of our nation:

“For 154 years, we have come together as a nation to honor the heroes who gave their lives in defense of our blessed homeland.  As Americans work through economic and social strife, I believe it is important that we never forget it...

HYDE-SMITH JOINS RUBIO BILL TO PROTECT CADETS, MIDSHIPMEN FROM BEING PUNISHED FOR DECLINING COVID-19 VACCINE

HYDE-SMITH JOINS RUBIO BILL TO PROTECT CADETS, MIDSHIPMEN FROM BEING PUNISHED FOR DECLINING COVID-19 VACCINE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to introduce legislation to protect cadets and midshipmen at the nation’s U.S. service academies from being punished for declining the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Defending Freedom of Conscience for Cadets and Midshipmen Act (S.4304) was drafted after the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) ann...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SUPPORT FINLAND & SWEDEN NATO APPLICATIONS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SUPPORT FINLAND & SWEDEN NATO APPLICATIONS

Miss. Lawmakers Join Bipartisan Letter to President Biden Urging Swift Advancement of Bid to Expand NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined 80 colleagues in a letter to President Biden urging him to expedite Sweden and Finland’s applications for NATO membership and pledging to work with the administration to ensure swift ratification of the Washington Treaty...

Rare Earth Elements About to Get Even Rarer

Metal Miner

Rare Earth Elements About to Get Even Rarer

By Sohrab Darabshaw

There’s something afoot on the rare earths front in China. Specifically, the country recently decided that it wants to tighten its export control laws. The regulation passed about two years ago to stop importing countries...

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

Madison County Journal

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

By Staff Reports

MADISON — Madison-Ridgeland Academy senior Will Triplett has accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Triplett received prestigious offers of appointments from both the U.S...