Banks Reports To Military Service Friday

By Krista Miller - NBC33
By Eric Dutkiewicz - NBC33

September 3, 2014 Updated Sep 3, 2014 at 10:36 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (NBC33) - State Sen. Jim Banks, R-District 17, had a special send off Tuesday during the Whitley County Auditor Republican Caucus.

Banks, who is being deployed to Afghanistan, says he will report for military service on Friday. He will be deployed through May, missing the entire legislative session.

A caucus will be held later to fill his position. Banks' wife, Amanda, intends to run.

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