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US Soldier Fights Taliban In Pink Boxers. NY Times  
User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2357 posts, RR: 9
Posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 3768 times:

This is hilarious. A young soldier from Fort Worth, Texas was resting in Afghanistan when they began to receive incoming fire. Without time to pull up his pants, he just grabs his gun.  Smile

http://www.wfaa.com/sharedcontent/dw...s/wfaa090514_lj_hawes.13ebf30.html


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User currently offlineDreadnought From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 8866 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3702 times:

I love it!

Army specialist, Zachary Boyd, got to his parents, just before the paper did, calling them from Afghanistan.

"He said, "Mom, I made the cover of the New York Times ,'" said Sheree Boyd.

"I just thought it would be him on patrol," said Tommy Boyd.

"I thought, well, somebody in the family's making it into the paper, so I was excited," said Sheree Boyd.


Stay safe, Zachary



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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19954 posts, RR: 59
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3692 times:

That is hilarious. Way to go Zachary!

Now watch some dickwad higher-up in the Army with no sense of humor go thundering after this kid with an attempt at a reprimand for being out of uniform or something.


User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21691 posts, RR: 55
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3683 times:

Absolutely brilliant story!

"Yeah, I fought the Taliban. In my underwear."  rotfl 

Quoting Dreadnought (Reply 1):
Stay safe, Zachary

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-Mir



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User currently offlineOHLHD From Finland, joined Dec 2004, 3962 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

Way to go! Big grin


I remember a similar thing when I was at the army and my company was commanded to the border and one of the Sergeant majors was washing himself in his tent when there was a incoming call that there was suspect movement near the border and he ran in boots, underwear, gun and helmet towards the illegal immigrants and stopped them. He just forgot that it was -17° Celsius that day...... Big grin


User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3540 times:

Hahaha Big grin

Oh my, what a guy. I do admire him for his courage (wearing pink boxers), haha Big grin



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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3487 times:

It's not the color of a mans underwear that determines the color of his courage.

Keep at it, Specialist.

thanks and houah.



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User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16885 posts, RR: 51
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3482 times:

The pink boxers is not such a big deal, the enemy can't see that. What is a big deal is wearing that red shirt in the middle of a fire fight, might as well hold up a target for the enemy snipers and mortars to hone in on.


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User currently offlineMoose135 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2350 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3472 times:



Quoting Mir (Reply 3):
"Yeah, I fought the Taliban. In my underwear."

"I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I'll never know!"  Smile



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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19954 posts, RR: 59
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3424 times:



Quoting OHLHD (Reply 4):

I remember a similar thing when I was at the army and my company was commanded to the border and one of the Sergeant majors was washing himself in his tent when there was a incoming call that there was suspect movement near the border and he ran in boots, underwear, gun and helmet towards the illegal immigrants and stopped them. He just forgot that it was -17° Celsius that day...... Big grin

Shrinkage!!!


User currently offlineBAKJet From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 744 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3395 times:



Quoting Dreadnought (Reply 1):
Stay safe, Zachary

Yep, to every soldier.


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