A member of the 177th Fighter Wing received the Bronze Star Medal as recognition of his meritorious service in a combat zone. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher W. Donohue, a joint terminal attack controller with the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, received the Bronze Star Medal in connection with a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Jan. 4, 2014 through Sept. 2, 2014. Donohue is the son of the former Lower Township Police Chief Ed Donohue. Donohue participated as a gunner and scout in more than 100 outside-the-wire missions throughout the combat zone, comprising of hundreds of kilometers of known danger zones, which included Donohue personally coming under enemy fire.