General H. Norman Schwarzkopf has called Joseph L. Galloway, a military columnist for McClatchy Newspapers, "The finest combat correspondent of our generation — a soldier's reporter and a soldier's friend."
Galloway is the co-author, with Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, of "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young," a story of the first large-scale ground battle of the Vietnam War.
Notable 2008 columns:
Commentary: Sins of omission and sins of commission haunt Bush in Pakistan, January 2, 2008
Commentary: it's time to do right by the veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, February 13, 2008
Commentary: Some inconvenient truths, conveniently locked in a safe, February 21, 2008
Commentary: Shame on them and shame on us, March 26, 2008
Commentary: An indictment of our Army's competence, May 1, 2008
Commentary: Propaganda and the media, May 15, 2008
Commentary: Gen. Taguba knew scandal went to the top, June 20, 2008
Commentary: Trust us? In a pig's eye, I say, September 24, 2008
Commentary: They’ve squandered lives, fortunes and our sacred honor, November 3, 2008
Commentary: Shinseki's back and VA's got him, December 9, 2008