Name : Dillon Cannon
Branch : Army
Theater : Iraq

Wounded in Iraq by a sniper’s bullet that pierced his neck and shattered his spine. Dillon is paralyzed from the chest down but it doesn’t keep him from participating in adaptive sports.

Veteran Info

Dillon Cannon (32), served as Army military police and was combat wounded December 2006 in Iraq when he was hit by sniper in neck. He has limited use of hands and is paralyzed from the chest down. Dillon lives in Houston, TX and enjoys scuba diving, rugby, hand cycling, and paintball. His favorite sports team is the Houston Astros, and favorite band is Avenged Seven Fold.

One thing you should know about me: “I was adopted and my amazing mother serves as my Caregiver.”

Email Dillon: [email protected]

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