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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 ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

“Let’s acknowledge the many blessings we have been afforded and renew the promise to give back to our communities.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2020 Thanksgiving Day Message to Mississippians.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a Thanksgiving holiday message in which she encourages Mississippians to “recommit ourselves to giving thanks to God for the blessings we enjoy—even through the...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO HONOR VETERANS WITH MOMENT OF SILENCE 

HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES CITIZENS TO HONOR VETERANS WITH MOMENT OF SILENCE 

Miss. Senator Promotes National Campaign for Veterans in 2020 Veterans Day Tribute 

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s Veterans Day Tribute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Veterans Day tribute, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippians to participate in a national moment of silence on Wednesday to honor veterans and their families.  The Senator’s tribute:

“The freedoms and liberties we, as Americans, enjoy...

Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center

New York Times

Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center

By Allyson Waller

For 32 years, a NASA rocket testing center in southern Mississippi has carried the name of John C. Stennis, a former United States senator who was a champion of racial segregation for most of his time in...

Sen. Hyde-Smith gives 2020 Independence Day message

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Sen. Hyde-Smith gives 2020 Independence Day message
 
By Renaldo Hopkins

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith released a message Friday to recognize Independence Day, mentioning the challenges facing the nation and the American will to make things better for the...