Joseph L. Galloway (b. 1941) is the author of a weekly syndicated column on military and national security affairs. In 1991, Galloway received a National Magazine Award for a U.S. News cover article on the Ia Drang battles in Vietnam. Along with Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore, he coauthored a detailed account of experiences in Vietnam in the 1992 bestselling We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young.
He recently retired as senior military correspondent of Knight Ridder newspapers. Galloway spent twenty-two years as a foreign and war correspondent and bureau chief for United Press International, and nearly twenty years as a senior editor for U.S. News & World Report.