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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 PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today praised the award of $4,999,634 from the U.S. Department of Defense to the State of Mississippi to modernize the state’s shipbuilding industry. 

The Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program funding will...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS MILITARY READINESS PRESERVATION BILL AS COVID VACCINE TERMINATION POLICIES STAND

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS MILITARY READINESS PRESERVATION BILL AS COVID VACCINE TERMINATION POLICIES STAND

WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in introducing legislation to preserve the readiness of the U.S. Armed Forces by limiting separations based on COVID–19 vaccination status.

The Preserving the Readiness of Our Armed Forces Act (S.4925) would restrict COVID-related separations until recruiting benchmarks are met among...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

Senators Want Answers on Which Sanctuary Cities Draw Illegal Immigrants after DHS Catch & Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With illegal border crossings reaching unprecedented levels, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for detailed information on the effect sanctuary cities have on drawing illegal immigrants.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security...

Inflation Reduction Act: Legislation Opposed by All Senate Republicans

Delta Business Journal 
 
Inflation Reduction Act: Legislation Opposed by All Senate Republicans

By Becky Gillette

Agriculture is taking a huge hit from drought, extreme heat, flooding and other impacts that scientists have linked to climate change caused from greenhouse gas emissions leading to high...

Mississippi senators want to see ‘end’ to war on domestic oil, gas

The Center Square

Mississippi senators want to see ‘end’ to war on domestic oil, gas

By Brent Addleman

(The Center Square) – A pair of Mississippi federal legislators are calling for an end to what they call President Joe Biden’s war on domestic oil and gas.

Republican Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy...