Neil grew up in New England in a rural town called Farmingville. 
As soon as he was old enough he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to fight in the Chig War, following in the footsteps of his brother 1LT Nathan West. As a member of the 5th Recon Marines, he was killed on the planet Mors when his unit was decimated by a Chig attack.
|Space: Above and Beyond - Television Series|
|Pilot (appears) • Toy Soldiers (appears)|
|Space: Above and Beyond - Books|
|Space: Above and Beyond (novel) (appears) • The Aliens Approach (appears)|