Square of white nylon decorated centrally by a wreath surrounding a symbol of the East German Army with the inscription FUR DEN SCHUTZ DER ARBEITER UND BAUERN MACHT. This is surrounded by a green circle with the inscription EHRENVOLL GEDIENT BEI DEN GRENZTRUPPEN DER DDR. This, in turn, is ringed by scenes illustrating activities in the East German Armed Forces/ Border Guards. Three of the corners are illustrated with green line drawings of East German/Soviet vehicles. The fourth corner ZUR ERINNERUNG. The cloth is edged in red and brown. It is contained within an original carrier bag with a cartoon of a an East German soldier jumping over a wall being greated by family and surrounded by the legend EHRENVOLL BIS ZUM LETZTEN TAG GEDIENT (translated as IN MEMORY OF YOUR LAST DAY OF SERVICE). Issued to East German Border Guards as they left service.