They may be on the other side of the world in Afghanistan, but Thornton Academy graduates David A. Nasse and Sarah Cooper are among those able to follow the Trojans’ football team online. Nasse, a major in the Marine Corps, is a liaison officer for DLA Energy Middle East at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. He graduated from Thornton Academy in 1996 and played football for the Trojans. Cooper graduated in 1995, and played soccer and ran track. She works for USAID, a government agency that provides economic and humanitarian aid in the Logar province.