Corporal Leon O’Keefe (1972-2023) joined the CAF in 2002 as an Aerospace Telecommunication and Information Systems Technician. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2006 in support of OP ATHENA. Leon transitioned out of the RCAF to work for NAV CANADA in 2011. Cpl O’Keefe loved playing the guitar, was an avid Beatles fan and physical fitness was important to him. Leon viewed his RCAF career with fond memories and frequently reminisced about his experiences in the military. He is very much missed by his family and friends.