Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense Program on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 14, 2012. REUTERS
Top U.S. general's aircraft damaged by rockets in Afghanistan
Posted : Tuesday, 21 August 2012 04:13AM
KABUL (Reuters) - Two rockets fired by insurgents have damaged an aircraft used by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey at an airbase in Afghanistan, a NATO spokesman said on Tuesday. The general was not on board at the time.
"He was nowhere near the aircraft. We think it was a lucky shot," Colonel Thomas Collins told Reuters.
(Editing by Nick Macfie)
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