SC services for 3 Guardsmen killed in Afghanistan

People lined the street Saturday, to show their support after the funeral for Sgt. John Meador.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Funeral services for three South Carolina Army National Guard soldiers killed last week in a bomb attack in Afghanistan are scheduled for the weekend.

The funeral for Sgt. John Meador is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Seacoast Church in Columbia. Burial is at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

At the same time, services for 1st Lt. Ryan Rawl are also scheduled for Saturday at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington. Rawl will be buried at Mt. Harmon Baptist Church in Pelion.

Services for Sgt. 1st Class Brad Thomas are on Sunday at Rock Springs Baptist Church in Easley. His burial is at Nine Forks Baptist Church Cemetery.

The three were with the 133rd Military Police Company of Timmonsville, which deployed last year and was scheduled to return in August.