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 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...
HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN
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
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...
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Senators Cramer, Hoeven Help Introduce Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act
By Chris Larson
U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Hoeven (R-ND) helped introduce the “Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act” today, a bipartisan bill requiring states to recognize the...
Thompson defends legislation that targets Confederate monuments in national parks
By John Surratt
U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson issued a statement Wednesday defending his support of legislation that takes aim at Confederate monuments and memorials within the country’s national parks,...
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...