Joe Galloway is best known as co-author of the national bestseller We Were Soldiers Once...and Young, later made into a critically acclaimed movie starring Mel Gibson. Mr. Galloway spent 22 years as a foreign and war correspondent and bureau chief for United Press International, and nearly 20 years as senior editor and senior writer for U.S. News & World Report. His numerous overseas postings include tours in Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Singapore and three years as UPI bureau chief in Moscow. On May 1, 1998, Galloway was decorated with a Bronze Star Medal with combat V for rescuing wounded soldiers under fire in the Ia Drang Valley, in November 1965. His is the only medal for valor the U.S. Army awarded to a civilian for actions during the Vietnam War. He recounts a portion his Vietnam experiences in the Naval Institute's award-winning documentary, Americans at War.