Brothers Charles Stein III and Joel Stein have returned home from serving overseas.
Sgt. Charles Stein III, 23, is based at Fort Carson, Colo. He served in Iraq and was reunited with his wife, Jill, and three children - Taylor May, Charles IV, and Liberty Lyn - in September.
Construction electrician Joel Stein is based at Port Hueneme, Calif., and served in the Phillipines. The 21-year-old SEABEE came home to Brocton in July on his R&R to see his son, Joel Jr., for the first time since his birth on April 4, 2008. Joel and his wife, Valarie, returned to his Navy base. He will return overseas in March 2009.
From left: Sgt. Charles Stein III and SEABEE Joel Stein.
Both are Brocton Central School graduates and the son of Wanda Stein of Brocton and the late Ed Stein. Charles is the son-in-law of Jeff and Brenda Leone of Fredonia. Joel is the son-in-law of Allen and Cheryl Carlson of Westfield.