History of the US Army Stein The body of the stein is a smooth, two-tone green glazed, high quality stoneware decorated with a gold wrap around design. Created in honor of the soldiers of the U.S. Army, this stein details a timeline of major events and accomplishments throughout the history of the Army. A pewter badge displaying an Army seal design encircled in the words: This We'll Defend - Duty, Honor, Country, appears at the center of the wrap around decoration opposite the handle of the stein. Rows of raised stars decorate the ornamental pewter lid and fixed to the top is a detailed pewter figurine of a soldier. A pewter version of the U.S. eagle crest serves as the thumblift for this noble stein. Limited Edition of 5,000 pieces worldwide.