Congressman Jim Banks is a native Hoosier who has served his state and country in a variety of roles throughout his career.
Congressman Banks serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a supply corps officer and took a leave of absence from the Indiana State Senate in 2014 and 2015 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.
On January 3, 2017, Banks began representing Indiana’s Third Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Banks currently serves on the House Armed Services; Veterans Affairs; and Education and Labor Committees. Congressman Banks also serves as the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee for the 117th Congress.