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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 STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, who was nominated to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“President Trump has exercised his right to put forth a...

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS NEW RAPID COVID-19 TESTING CAPACITY AT ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS NEW RAPID COVID-19 TESTING CAPACITY AT ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME

Miss. Senator Turned to the Pentagon for Rapid Testing After AFRH Residents Raised Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today thanked the Defense Logistics Agency for granting her request to expedite the delivery of equipment necessary for rapid COVID-19 testing at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) in Gulfport.

Hyde-Smith sought the machinery and supplies from the...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY SPOUSES CONTINUE CAREERS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY SPOUSES CONTINUE CAREERS

Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act Intended to Cut Unemployment Rate Among Military Spouses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for legislation to make it easier for military spouses with valid professional licenses to continue their careers in the state where their spouse is serving on military orders.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Military Spouse Licensing...

More support to award Woody Williams with Presidential Medal of Freedom

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More support to award Woody Williams with Presidential Medal of Freedom

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Another elected official is putting his support behind the effort to award Hershel "Woody" Williams with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

According to a...

Mississippi guardsmen welcomed by senators in Washington, D.C.

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Mississippi guardsmen welcomed by senators in Washington, D.C.

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith welcomed Mississippi Guardsmen to Washington, D.C.

The troops traveled as a request of the Pentagon and are working with local law...