Jim Banks

A graduate of Indiana University, Jim Banks serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a supply corps officer. In 2014 and 2015, Banks took a leave of absence from the Indiana State Senate to deploy to Afghanistan during Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom’s Sentinel. He received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his military leadership in Afghanistan. He currently serves in the Indiana State Senate as the Chairman of the Senate Veteran Affairs and the Military Committee.