The mother of a slain journalist from New Hampshire and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., believe the tragic bombing in Syria last Wednesday that killed 16 people, including four Americans, could build bipartisan momentum to fight President Donald Trump’s bid to withdraw troops from the war-torn country.

As part of the Manchester VA’s recreational therapy program, veterans can work toward their goals through current programs, including bowling, sled hockey, horticulture, expressive arts and leisure education.

Swim With A Mission Inc. met with representatives of Harbor Homes Inc. and local supporters Nov. 28 at the site of the future Boulder Point Veterans Housing project, currently under construction in Plymouth, where the founders of Swim With A Mission, Phil and Julie Taub, presented Harbor Homes with a check for $75,000 toward the Boulder Point project.

Speaker Marilyn Walsh of Bethlehem recounted that her late father, Philip Walsh, was a gunner’s mate aboard the U.S.S. Vestal, a repair ship that was berthed next to the battleship Arizona when the attack began.

Police service employees and their loved ones are invited to learn more about the VA benefits they may be eligible for.