TAMARAC, Fla., May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gurkha Cigars and Tactical Sh*t have partnered to honor our US Special Operations Community with a Memorial Day Special Operations Appreciation Program that will let soldiers in harms way "Smoke 'Em After You Smoke 'Em."
The companies have partnered to provide the US Special Operations Community that are operating in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan with the opportunity to receive the newly released, limited edition Gurkha's Sniper Cigar and Case. The program is designed to thank the American Special Operations soldiers under SOCOM including but not limited to Navy Seals, Green Berets, MARSOC Marines, CIA Global Response Staff, Army Rangers, Air Force PJs and other units that "don't exist."
"These 'quiet professionals' stand ready to do violence in defense of liberty," said TJ Kirgin, CEO of Tactical Sh*t. "We hope to send them a little something from home that they can enjoy together as a unit in celebration of a successful op."
The Smoke 'Em After You Smoke 'Em promotion begins on May 26th, will be on a first come first serve basis and must be shipped to FPO/AP in harms way. Applicants are asked to visit www.TacticalSHT.com to register for their free gift. The first 100 vetted applicant units will receive a Sniper Case containing 20 Sniper cigars, a limited edition combat knife, a challenge coin, 20 Limited Edition Tactical Sh*t SOCOM Morale Patches and a personal letter of thanks.
"The Sniper cigars were made for the brave men and women who serve and sacrifice selflessly," said CEO Kaizad Hansotia. "Gurkha is proud to be part of America's great military efforts. Therefore, we created a special cigar to properly recognize and commemorate the incredible job our military does, which is oftentimes unrecognized, occurring undercover and in the shadows. We also wanted to create something that represented a little piece of home that our soldiers can take with them and enjoy remaining safe on their journey."
The Sniper cigar is a medium-to full-bodied cigar with a Dominican wrapper, Indonesian binder and Dominican/Nicaraguan filler. It's 7.5 inches long with ring gauge of 52. It is sold 20 to a box for $250.
The Sniper cigar box is a handsome Pelican-style, waterproof cigar case that has three layers of protective foam inside. It holds two layers of 10 cigars each, cushioned in between three layers of foam. This extremely durable case also includes a limited edition combat knife wrapped in its own protective sheath. It's not only a cigar box, but a travel humidor too.
Military personnel and law enforcement can friend Gurkha on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and upload pictures and comments of your favorite Gurkha experience for a chance to win additional prizes.
Tactical Sh*t (www.TacticalSHT.com) is a social media community phenomenon with more than 1 million fans, followers and subscribers on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and more. Operating as a trusted news organization and online store, Tactical Sh*t is as irreverent as it is both funny and informative. It embodies and emboldens the "Tactical Lifestyle" that has been made mainstream by Special Operations Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan as well as Law Enforcement and Federal Agents here at home. Its fans are not sheep but rather sheepdogs that are capable of extreme violence but only in the face of evil, to protect the innocent. Tactical Sh*t fans are also pro-second amendment patriots and shooting enthusiasts that look to these veterans and law enforcement officers as true heroes. Tactical reviews guns, gear and tactical products for its fans before making them available at www.TacticalSHT.com.
Gurkha produces eight million cigars per year that are sold in more than 58 countries worldwide. And while Gurkha is known for its exclusivity, it has an impressive array of brands of flawlessly handcrafted, premium cigars created in a variety of strengths, tasting profiles, and price-points. No matter what your taste, there's a Gurkha cigar that's perfect for your palate. And each Gurkha brand has its own artistically created packaging further separating that brand from any other. The Gurkha Cigar Group Inc. is located at 6600 Hiatus Road, Tamarac, FL 33321. For information, visit www.gurkhacigars.com.
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