VA Seeking Submissions for 2009 National Veterans Day Poster

Interested in designing a national poster to honor veterans? Then the Veterans Day National Committee would like to hear from you. The committee is seeking submissions for the 2009 national Veterans Day poster. 

The poster is distributed to more than 110,000 schools nationwide, military installations around the world, and to federal agencies in the nation’s capital. It also graces the cover of the official program booklet for the Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

The committee will convene in May 2009 to review all submissions and select a finalist. The final poster must be 18x24” at 300 dots per inch, but please scale down submissions to 9x12” and submit electronic versions as jpg images or PDF files via e-mail to Alternatively, send copies of artwork or a CD with artwork files to Department of Veterans Affairs (002C), 810 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., 20420. 

Please do not send originals. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2009. To view Veterans Day posters from previous years, visit and click on “Poster Gallery”. Submissions should include sufficient information to demonstrate that the image is the work of the artist and is not copyrighted material (i.e. photos and concepts). 

The committee may select a particular submission but ask the artist to make modifications to the original design. Additional changes may be required prior to printing.