US soldier fights Taliban wearing pink shorts
A US soldier has become an unlikely star of the war in Afghanistan after he was pictured fighting the Taliban wearing pink boxer shorts and flipflops.
Zachary Boyd, 19, was asleep when enemy fighters attacked his base in the Korengal Valley in Kunar province.
He had enough time to put on is helmet and body armour but had to dispense with his uniform before joining his comrades in manning their bunker.
Unfortunately, the resulting unorthodox approach to battle camouflage