Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to ensuring the federal government meets its commitments to the men and women who have bravely served in the Armed Forces.  She understands the changing needs of America’s newest generation of veterans and their families, and is dedicated to supporting efforts to make sure they receive the highest-quality medical care possible.


HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

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PHOTO:  (left to right) LTC Deidre D. Smith, Mississippi National Guard; Air Force SMSgt Gary L. Benton (Ret) and his wife Melanie; and Senator Hyde-Smith.

JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today presented Pearl resident Gary L. Benton, Senior Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired) with a Vietnam Service Medal.  Benton earned the honor in recognition of his service during military operations...

SENATE APPROVES GOLD STAR FAMILIES WEEK RESOLUTION AUTHORED BY HYDE-SMITH

SENATE APPROVES GOLD STAR FAMILIES WEEK RESOLUTION AUTHORED BY HYDE-SMITH

Sept. 20-26 Designated to Honor Families in Lead Up to Gold Star Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate late Thursday approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) that establishes Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces.

Gold Star Families Remembrance Week is a designated national period to honor the...

HYDE-SMITH:  DEFENSE POLICY ACT CLEARS SENATE, PROVIDES FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE & INCLUDES PROVISIONS IMPORTANT TO MISS.

HYDE-SMITH:  DEFENSE POLICY ACT CLEARS SENATE, PROVIDES FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE & INCLUDES PROVISIONS IMPORTANT TO MISS.

Senator Votes for Bill that Includes Hyde-Smith Amendments on Gold Star Families, Thad Cochran Tribute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a national defense policy measure authorizing resources and policies to maintain and expand U.S. military advantages.

The measure...

House bill calls for removing Confederate monuments from national parks

Vicksburg Post

House bill calls for removing Confederate monuments from national parks

By John Surratt

Erected in 1909 in the Vicksburg National Military Park, the Mississippi Memorial “represents various actions of the Mississippi troops during the Siege of Vicksburg.” And, if a bill that recently...

U.S. Senate approves Gold Star Families week resolution

News Mississippi

U.S. Senate approves Gold Star Families week resolution

By Bailey Martin

The U.S. Senate late Thursday approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) that establishes Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of...

Honoring Durell Wade

HONORING DURELL WADE 

Congressional Record -- (Senate - December 06, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, 77 years after being killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, AD2 Durell Wade of Calhoun County, MS, will be laid to rest in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

On December 7, 1941,...