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.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE SCHUMER TO BRING ANNUAL DEFENSE BILL TO A VOTE
Miss. Senators Fight for Major Investments in Armed Forces, Want Vote This Month
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, have joined a letter to Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) demanding that the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) be brought to a...
HYDE-SMITH BACKS ‘NATIONAL WARRIOR CALL DAY’ IN SUPPORT OF U.S. VETERANS & SERVICEMEMBERS
Resolution Encourages Greater Interaction to Curtail Rising Suicide Rates
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for a Senate resolution to designate Nov. 13, 2022, as “National Warrior Call Day.”
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the National Warrior Call Day Resolution (S.Res.754), which encourages Americans to actively reach out to servicemembers,...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO EXPAND DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR VETERANS
‘Honoring Our PACT Act’ Would Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Hazards during Service to the Nation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for passage of a major veterans’ care measure that will dedicate long-sought resources to help military veterans suffering from chronic health issues associated with exposure to toxic hazards.
The Senate voted 84-14 to approve the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson...
Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits
By Flora Dedeaux
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - After failed efforts to amend the “Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022,” or the PACT Act, the legislation has finally passed in the U.S. Senate...
Miss. senators explain why they voted against bill set to boost veterans benefits
By WLOX Staff
DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (WLOX) - Mississippi’s two U.S. senators want veterans to know they support a bill boosting VA benefits for those exposed to chemicals, but they say a funding mistake...
Homeland Preparedness News
Bill seeks to block Biden from deploying veteran resources on southern border
By Douglas Clark
A group of Republican lawmakers have introduced a measure that would prohibit the Biden administration from deploying veterans’ resources as a means of managing the southern...
TRIBUTE TO THOMAS O’LOUGHLIN
Congressional Record (Senate - May 23, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, each Memorial Day we, as Americans, take time to honor the heroes who gave their lives in service to our country, from those who died in the creation of this great Nation to those who today...
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,...