Foote was working in
as a liaison officer within the Canadian Defence Attaché’s office. He was part
of the Canadian Training Assessment Team supporting Operation IMPACT, part of Canadian efforts to assist Jordan to strengthen security and stability in the region.
Originally from New Harbour, Foote was a graduate of Memorial University and the Marine Institute. His career of more than 25 years in the Canadian Army included a posting a staff officer in the headquarters of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
He leaves a wife and son, living in Kingston, Ontario.