Sen. Jim Banks, a Naval Reserve officer, is taking a temporary leave of absence when he is deployed to Afghanistan this fall.
Staff Sergeant Randall Lane of Indianapolis died at Camp Phoenix on Friday.
Camp Atterbury-Muscatatuck is trying to change its focus so it remains a key military complex even as the war in Afghanistan draws down.
The bill is named after a Farmland, Indiana native who died four years ago after returning from service overseas.
Last year, more combat troops took their own life than died in combat in Afghanistan.
Indiana native Aarronn Fields was killed in Afghanistan on May 21.
Arronn Fields died in Afghanistan on May 21 by a rocket-propelled grenade.
The 9/11 commission said the U.S. is safer since 2001, but old and new issues still need to be addressed.
Private Brett Spencer was killed Friday after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan.
President is expected to discuss troop levels in Afghanistan Wednesday at 8. Listen live on WFIU, or watch live on WTIU or streaming here.