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Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by his cousins Liz and Fred Colosimo, while August Angerame sits in his wheelchair at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

Korean War veterans reunite

By a twist of fate, two Korean War veterans who attended boot camp together were assigned to the same room at the geriatric care facility at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center earlier this year.

August Angerame, left, Frank DiBella, right, DiBella's daughter
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

August Angerame, left, Frank DiBella, right, DiBella's daughter MaryRose Munroe from Islip and Fred Colosimo, far right, talk in Frank and August's room at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

August Angerame and Frank DiBella at the VA
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

August Angerame and Frank DiBella at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

August Angerame, left, and Frank DiBella, right, friends
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

August Angerame, left, and Frank DiBella, right, friends who met at boot camp at the start of the Korean War, now share a room at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

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John Angerame, in white, talks to his father,
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Angerame, in white, talks to his father, August, at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

Frank DiBella, left, and August Angerame, right, are
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Frank DiBella, left, and August Angerame, right, are greeted by family at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by his cousins Liz and Fred Colosimo, while August Angerame sits in his wheelchair at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

John Angerame, in white, greets his father, August,
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Angerame, in white, greets his father, August, while MaryRose Munroe greets her father, Frank DiBella, at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

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