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Interview with David Neyland

David Neyland discusses his service in the United States Army as an infantryman and paratrooper during the Vietnam conflict. The son of a chief master sergeant in the Air Force, Neyland talks about what it’s like to grow up in a military family. Neyland earned two Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars with “V” devices for valor.


  • David Neyland

    Army

    Served in: Vietnam War

    Born into a military family in 1950, David Neyland entered the U.S. Army in 1968. He served in 1970, at which point he enrolled in the University of Texas. After college, he returned to the military.