Article Photos: Family, friends of Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad say goodbye to Edmond soldier 5/16

US Army Brig. Gen. Brian J. McKiernan kneels in front of Colleen Whipple and holds her hand after presenting her with posthumous awards for her son, Rex Schad, near the end of the funeral. Celebration of Life service  for US Army SSgt. Rex L. Schad at in Edmond Thursday afternoon,  March 21, 2013.  Schad was killed earlier this month while conducting a patrol brief with the Afghanistan National Police.  He is a 2005 graduate of Edmond Memorial High School.    Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman