SPOKANE, Wash. - The Defense Department has confirmed a Marine from Spokane has died in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Jacob Hess, 22, died on Jan. 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Hess was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
No details are available regarding how he died.
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