Veteran war correspondent and author Joe Galloway, right, shares stories with Sgt.Maj. (Ret.) Basil Plumley before Galloway's talk at the Columbus Public Library Monday evening. Plumley was the ranking NCO with the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, and Galloway was a young reporter during the battle at Ia Drang in Vietnam, the basis for Galloway's book, "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young."
Veteran war correspondent and author Joe Galloway, right, shares stories with Sgt.Maj. (Ret.) Basil Plumley before Galloway's talk at the Columbus Public Library Monday evening. Plumley was the ranking NCO with the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, and Galloway was a young reporter during the battle at Ia Drang in Vietnam, the basis for Galloway's book, "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young." ROBIN TRIMARCHI
Veteran war correspondent and author Joe Galloway, right, shares stories with Sgt.Maj. (Ret.) Basil Plumley before Galloway's talk at the Columbus Public Library Monday evening. Plumley was the ranking NCO with the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, and Galloway was a young reporter during the battle at Ia Drang in Vietnam, the basis for Galloway's book, "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young." ROBIN TRIMARCHI

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September 23, 2017 10:00 PM