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ASNE is the leading professional engineering society for engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, outfit, operate and maintain complex naval and maritime ships, submarines and aircraft and their associated systems and subsystems.  ASNE also serves the educators who train the professionals, researchers who develop related technology, and students who are preparing for the profession.  Society activities provide support for the U.S. Navy; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S. Army.

ASNE is the seventh oldest technical society in the United States.  It was founded in 1888 by a group of naval engineering pioneers, most of them officers of the U.S. Navy's Engineering Corps, who sought a unified approach to their profession in order to make the most of new advances in technology. The purposes of ASNE are:           

  • to advance the knowledge and practice of naval engineering in public and private applications and operations,
  • to enhance the professionalism and well-being of members, and
  • to promote naval engineering as a career field.

For 125 years, the Society’s objectives have been strengthened and preserved to meet the changing needs of a time-honored profession. Today ASNE conducts a variety of technical meetings and symposia, publishes the highly regarded Naval Engineers Journal and a number of other technical proceedings and publications, and fosters professional development and technical information exchange through technical committees, local section activities and cooperative efforts with government organizations and other professional societies.

The Society's annual meeting, ASNE Day, is typically held in February of each year in the Washington, DC, area. The meeting features major addresses by high level industry and government leaders and panel discussions by leading members of the profession.  It also includes presentation and discussion of technical papers on a variety of timely naval engineering topics, presentation of the Society's prestigious annual awards and a large exposition with government and industry exhibits covering the full spectrum of naval engineering technology. ASNE Day is highlighted by the Society’s annual Honors Gala, attended by hundreds of executives and senior managers from both government and industry.

Our website is designed to not only serve our members, but also to support scholars, students and others interested in the varied field of naval engineering.  We welcome your suggestions on ways we can improve your experience. 

CAPT (Sel.) James G. Green, USN

Award: Claud A. Jones Award 


CAPT (Sel.) James G. Green, USN


For his significant contribution to naval engineering as set forth in the following:

Commander Green has made outstanding contributions to U.S. Navy Fleet readiness while serving as Engineer Officer in USS Constellation (CV 64) and as Repair Officer at Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, San Diego.  His Superior engineering management and leadership enabled the USS Constellation to achieve the highest possible ratings in Damage Control, Engineering and Battle Readiness making her the most battle ready carrier in the Pacific Fleet during his tenure as Chief Engineer. His contributions to operational engineering readiness extended beyond materiel and equipment to personnel.  His dynamic, interactive involvement with Damage Control, Engineering and Integrated Training Teams, earned the respect and support of hundreds of personal.  His proactive mentoring led to a 38% increase in first term personnel retention ship-wide.

Commander Green demonstrated transformational leadership, unparalleled technical ability and superb management skills in the face of some of the most demanding engineering conditions anywhere:  Arabian gulf with no natural wind, 95 degree injection temperature, 130 degree ambient air temperature and fully loaded airplanes being launched for combat flight operations.  His superb efforts ensured that the engineering plant of this forty year old ship delivered the services necessary to support these operations with extremely high reliability. He was so highly regarded that he was called back to the Carrier after the unscheduled relief of his successor. His engineering expertise enabled the crew to persevere in overcoming a serious propulsion system casualty that might have prevented the ship from providing essential combat support to Operation Southern Watch.


Commander Green is recognized, trusted and respected by all who have served with him.  He has truly exemplified the sincere, caring, personnel focused leader in the true spirit of Admiral Claud Jones and hr has upheld the highest ideals of the American Society of Naval Engineers. CDR Green’s extraordinary blend of enthusiasm, team skills, and technical expertise demonstrate that he is most highly deserving of the Claud A. Jones award.