I thought this would be cool for all the parents out there to see. I just found these contests open to students in 1st through 8th grade; must be received by October 1, 2010. I think it's easily explained on the site so here is the link:
2010 National Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contest | Paralyzed Veterans of America
Click and follow the links on their site to the guidelines, forms, and other information to find out more about these contests!