Let your classmates know what you have been up to by submitting information for the class column.  You can upload files to be included.  If you have more than one file make an additional submission.

Issues of Shipmate magazine dating back to May 1938 are available in the USNA Alumni Association digital archives for members of the Alumni Association.

Wardroom Etiquette:

  • Please refrain from discussing politics, religion, sex or race

Word Limits:

  • Total word limit for class columns: 2,000 words, including pictures.
  • Most photos will count as 100 words (1-column width)
  • Groups of 10 or more will count as 200 words (2 or 3 column width)
  • Editors discretion/ Word Count / Resolution / Clarity/ Photo Placement

Photo requirements:

  • Photo resolution: 300 dpi is ideal for print production.
  • Digital camera settings: Set digital cameras or cell phones to “Fine” or “Very Fine,” these settings will provide the highest resolution.
  • File formats:  JPG or TIFF
  • Photos taken from the Internet or a Power Point presentations are 72 dpi and cannot be used, it is the discretion of the SHIPMATE editors to determine if a photo is usable.