Photo of American soldiers holding up flag and silhouetted by the sun in the background

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.


MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS ADMINISTRATION RESTORE SECOND DESTROYER TO BUDGET

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS ADMINISTRATION RESTORE SECOND DESTROYER TO BUDGET

Second Destroyer Would Help Nation Counter China, Stabilize U.S. Shipbuilding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A united Mississippi congressional delegation has sent President Biden a letter opposing his recent budget request for the U.S. Navy, which would reduce the number of ships in the fleet and cut a destroyer from the Navy’s procurement plan for Fiscal Year 2022. 

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO SANCTION ENABLERS OF PALESTINIAN TERRORIST GROUPS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO SANCTION ENABLERS OF PALESTINIAN TERRORIST GROUPS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined their colleagues in reintroducing the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act

The bill (S.1904) would impose sanctions against foreign individuals, entities, and governments that provide support to Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and other Palestinian terrorist groups...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES MEMORIAL DAY STATEMENT

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

“Each May, I am inspired by the heartfelt outpouring of support expressed by Mississippians for those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and defend the country we are proud to call home.

“The freedoms and liberties...

Griffin accepted into Naval Academy

Neshoba Democrat

Griffin accepted into Naval Academy

By John Lee

Philadelphia’s Talease Griffin was officially accepted into the United States Naval Academy on April 16 after receiving a nomination from U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Rep. Michael Guest in January.

Griffin, 18, was the first...

Ingalls Shipbuilding to Host Drive-In Hiring Event in Hattiesburg

SuperTalk Mississippi News

Ingalls Shipbuilding to Host Drive-In Hiring Event in Hattiesburg

by Kelly Bennett

Ingalls Shipbuilding will host a drive-in hiring event for job seekers from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28 at the Forrest County Multipurpose Center (962 Sullivan Drive).

Attend...

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...