Va'Kel Shon was a male Andorian. Shon was a Starfleet officer who was a captain in command of the USS Belfast and later the USS Enterprise-F.
Shon represented the Federation during the 2409 Borg Conference on Deep Space 9. (STO mission: "Second Wave")
Shon engages the Jem'Hadar at Facility 4028. He manages to push them back but losses the USS Belfast and most of her crew. (STO mission: "Facility 4028 (STO)")
Shon is given command of the newly commissioned USS Enterprise-F and leads the assault against the Dominion fleet at Deep Space 9. (STO mission: "Boldy They Rode")