Dr. Shon Neyland is a colonel in the United States and serves as the command chaplain, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. He informs Air Force leaders on matters related to religious, spiritual, ethical, moral, and morale concerns and advocates for the religious and spiritual needs of airmen and their families.
Dr. Neyland espouses the family model in all instances and emphasizes connection and relationship development in building resiliency for all. Dr. Neyland believes education, drive, determination, and high work ethics are keys to success. He has garnered seven (7) academic degrees.
Dr. Neyland has been married to his beautiful wife, Madeline, for thirty-one years, and she has served by his side around the world. They have three successful adult children: Ashley, Shontae, and Shon II, and one grandson, Robert Prince.
Dr. Neyland is an avid fitness person and loves sports. Along with his arduous fitness regimen, Dr. Neyland loves traveling and writing. He advocates for a balanced lifestyle that includes healthy physical practices, recreational activities, emotional health, and spiritual well-being. Dr. Neyland’s philosophy of life is centered on unconditional love and a positive attitude.