Competition Rules for the National Contest

Below are the rules and criteria

  • Photos must be based on one of the Four Pillars of the American Legion
    • Americanism
    • Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation
    • Children and Youth
    • National Security
  • Photos must be in a digital jpg or tiff format
  • Photos to become the property of the Sons of The American Legion
  • Photos must not have a right of restriction
  • Photos must contain members of the Sons with their covers or identifiable clothing on during the activity or event and a brief history of the event
  • Squadrons may submit a maximum of 3 photos per category
  • Awards will be presented to the two best entries in each category
  • Submit your entries to National Snapshots of Service Chairman Damon Bradtmueller at or click on the “Submit Snapshots” link and follow the instructions. 
  • Contest will run each year from the 1 st of August to sixty (60) days prior to national convention
    • Photos need to be from the 2017/2018 year


  • Quality of photo
  • Best symbolizes the support for the Four Pillars by the Sons of The American Legion
  • Have recognizable Sons of The American Legion member or members in it.
  • Must be submitted from a Squadron

Questions can be sent to

National Snapshots of Service Chairman

Damon Bradtmueller

National Public and Media Communications Chairman

Michael Fox
916-370- 7626