It is tragic news that six of our soldiers are missing, presumed dead, in Afghanistan. Our hearts go out to their families, friends and colleagues.
This is a dark day. We salute all of our fallen and those who continue to serve in the face of the gravest danger.
Lt Colonel Zac Stenning, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, read a eulogy to the men outside Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster.
Six soldiers have been killed, after an armoured vehicle was caught in an explosion in Afghanistan.