The plane of Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was damaged in an apparent insurgent attack in Afghanistan Tuesday, The Washington Post reports. Dempsey was not in the plane. U.S. officials don't suspect the plane was targeted because it is Dempsey's.
Militants fired rockets at the Bagram Airfield outside Kabul, and shrapnel hit U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey’s C-17 military plane, according to NATO officials. Dempsey was not in the plane at the time of the attack. Several members of the maintenance crew sustained minor injuries. A helicopter was also damaged.