Belleview Airsoft Team Hosts Memorial Match in Honor of Fallen Soldier

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BELLEVIEW, Fla. (WCJB) – A Belleview airsoft team honors the life of fallen military soldier, PFC Jamie Riley.

Lucifer’s Wolves Airsoft team held a memorial game this weekend, marking two years since Riley lost his life in a practice accident.

The event was a first for the team bringing together people from across the state and country.

“South Carolina, North Carolina, I have active duty military here, I have veterans, I have first responders. We have a very diverse group here, said Tori Sarullo, director of the Lucifer’s Wolves Airsoft team.

The game puts players in a military simulation in a field, where they use airsoft guns.

“I found the best part of it is teamwork and basically how it works, it’s like paintball, you have a gun, it shoots a projectile,” said Alexander Fallon, who attended the event.

Most players are active and retired military, first responders, or those aspiring to be.

Sarullo said hosting this event meant a lot to her and Riley’s family.

“He was one of my best childhood friends. We grew up together, we’ve been together since we were two years old. He was killed in a military training accident at Fort Bliss, Texas,” Sarullo said.

To honor his legacy, all proceeds raised are donated to a scholarship fund for veterans and Gold Star families.

Sarullo said Riley’s mother was very involved throughout the process of organizing the event.

“She is absolutely grateful and amazed that we even did this in honor of her son.”

The airsoft team hopes to make this event a tradition, honoring Riley, while passing it on to families of veterans.

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