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C&I - State Senate District 12 Indiana Jim Ball


Bio submitted by candidate


Local Chairman, Treasurer, Field Auditor at United Transportation Union

January 2006 – Present


Conductor, Engineer at Norfolk Southern

September 2001 - Present

9/10/2001 Hire Date


Military Police at United States Army Reserve

April 2003 - April 2005

Deployed to Iraq in Jan. 2004 till Feb. 2005

With 428th Military Police Company South Bend Indiana


Military Police at US Army

August 1990 - July 1995 (5 years)

Served in first Gulf War 1991-1991



Ivy Tech Community College

Political Science, 2009 - 2010

Grade: 3.8/4.0


Owens Community College

Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement, 1996 - 1996

Grade: 3.5/4.0

Ohio Peace Officer certificate


Vincennes University

1994 – 1995


Honors and Awards:

Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award)

Army Achievement Medal (2nd Award)

Army Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award)

Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Armed Forces Reserve Medal W/"M" Device

Noncommissioned Officer's Professional Development Ribbon

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon



Wife Angela and 3 children


VFW: Senior Vice Commander 2012-2013

American Legion: Member

Knights of Columbus: Member

Eagles: Member

St. Mary's Catholic Church: Member

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