Getting caught with your pants down in Afghanistan could get you shot

And your pink undies could put you on the front page of the New York Times. 

 A young US soldier found himself battling the enemy in his underwear when his platoon came under a sudden attack by Taliban militants in Afghanistan on Monday. Zachary Boyd, 19, was sleeping when the ambush occurred and only had time to put on his helmet and body armour before grabbing his gun and rushing into action, leaving his “I love New York” pink boxers on full display. The moment was captured by an Associated Press photographer and placed on the front page of The New York Times. God Bless our Troops and keep them safe.

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