There has been widespread media coverage of the two aircrew missing after two RAF Tornado jets crashed off the north coast of Scotland. | Various news sources report that a seven-month breakdown in relations between the US and Pakistan, which led to a border blockade of vital supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, was resolved last night. | Various media report that an Afghan policeman who shot dead three British soldiers on Sunday has provided the clearest signal yet that attacks on NATO personnel may be masterminded by the Taliban. | The Daily Mirror reports that surface-to-air defence systems will be deployed at six sites around London during the Olympics. | The Telegraph reports that Prince Edward personally apologised to a couple in Plymouth after police ordered them to move from a bench where they were watching an Armed Forces Day display because it was reserved for him and other dignitaries. | The Guardian reports that more than 20 UK companies have agreed to give priority to Armed Forces veterans seeking jobs as the Army prepares to make thousands more troops redundant as part of a major restructuring programme. | The Daily Telegraph reports that thousands of Gurkhas will survive a cull of soldiers as famous British regiments including the Fusiliers, Argylls and Rifles bear the brunt of cuts. | The Daily Mail reports that a teenager accused military chiefs of dietary discrimination yesterday after he was barred from joining the Army because he has a nut allergy. | The Daily Mail reports that taxpayers are forking out £36m a year to fund the trade union activities of thousands of civil servants, according to research.
Warrant Officer Class 2 Leonard Thomas, Guardsman Craig Roderick and Guardsman Apete Tuisovurua killed in Afghanistan
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Warrant Officer Class 2 Leonard Perran Thomas of the Royal Corps of Signals, and Guardsman Craig Andrew Roderick and Guardsman Apete Saunikalou Ratumaiyale Tuisovurua of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 1 July 2012. Click here to read more.