On Saturday, the Telegraph reported that an RAF pilot whose helicopter was riddled with bullets as he dropped off troops in Afghanistan has been decorated by the Queen for his bravery in returning to rescue them. | The Daily Star reported that Brits heading for Ebola-hit West Africa are terrified they will catch the killer disease. | The Telegraph reported that the winning entries have been chosen for a calendar that highlights the bond between British soldiers and their families. | The Guardian published a feature on veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder following time served in Afghanistan and Iraq. | The Mail on Sunday reported that members of the military being deployed to Sierra Leone could end up enforcing a 'lockdown', as they would in any other biological warfare attack, under plans to counter Ebola. | Various papers reported that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) is looking to appoint a new chief executive of Defence Equipment & Support who could be the country's best-paid civil servant on a salary of up to £500,000. | The Sunday Mirror reported that new research proves that the children of personnel who were exposed to nuclear tests in the 1950s were affected by birth defects. | Today, the Financial Times reports that the MOD is expected to sell its equipment repair and maintenance arm next month as it presses ahead with handing billions of pounds of work to the private sector ahead of the general election. | The Independent reports that reforms to introduce greater private sector oversight of the £14 billion MOD arm that buys military kit have been called into question after a huge reduction in the number of contracts it lets.