|Ortega Wings for Warriors 50 Back (Photo Credit: Eddie Ortega Facebook)|
Eddie Ortega, founder of Ortega Premium Cigars showed off a look at the Wings for Warriors 50 Back Program. This is a cigar that is a part of the long-awaited Brotherhood line. The Wings for Warriors 50 Back Program involves Ortega Cigars donating 50 percent of the proceeds back to the Wings for Warriors Foundation. The cigars have now been posted on the Ortega Cigars web-site.
Wings for Warriors is a volunteer driven non-profit program that helps combat wounded veterans and their families from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It helps with making sure they have adequate healthcare and financial benefits. They help with the overall transition back to civilian life and offers an outreach and support program.
Episode 70 of Stogie Geeks was done to support Wings for Warriors back in October, 2013.
The Wings for Warriors 50 Back Cigars will be made in the Dominican Republic. The cigars will be available in five sizes. They will be sold in boxes of 20 and also there will be a five cigar sampler of one of each size offered.
At a glance, here is a look at the Ortega Wings for Warriors 50 Back Program:
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Binder/Filler: Nicaraguan, Dominican, Pennsylvania (U.S.)
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
Each vitola name in the Ortega Wings for Warriors 50 Back series will be dedicated to a branch of the Armed Forces
Coastie: 5 x 46 (Coast Guard)
Solider of the Sea: 6 x 50 (Marines)
Squid: 6 x 52 (Torpedo): 6 x 52
Muddy Boot: 6 x 60 (Army)
Fly Boy (Torpedo): 7 x 49 (Air Foces)