Ex-Kubasaki soccer star Hess killed in Afghanistan

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Ex-Kubasaki soccer star Hess killed in Afghanistan

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: January 07, 2014

A U.S. Marine from Spokane, Wash., and former Kubasaki soccer star was killed on New Year’s Day in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Thursday.

Jacob Hess, a 22-year-old sergeant, was supporting combat operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province when he was killed, a DOD news release stated, adding that the cause is under investigation.