U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Dorko was injured Monday when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Baghdad, according to CNN.com.
Dorko is thought to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer injured in the war. He suffered shrapnel wounds and was taken to Germany, his father, Ray Dorko said.
Ray Dorko said the wounds "were not life-threatening."
Jeffrey Dorko graduated from Danbury High School in 1974.
--CNN.com contributed to this story.
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