Nomination of Everett Pyatt To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy
The President today announced his intention to nominate Everett Pyatt to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Shipbuilding and Logistics). He would succeed George A. Sawyer.
Since 1981 he has been serving as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Shipbuilding and Logistics). Prior to joining the Department of the Navy, Mr. Pyatt was deputy chief financial officer for project and business management at the Department of Energy. In 1977-1980 he served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Logistics). Previously he was in the Office of the Secretary of Defense serving as the Director of Logistics, Planning, and Analysis (1976-1977); Director of Systems Acquisition and Planning (1973-1976); and in the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering.
Mr. Pyatt graduated from Yale University (B.S., B.A., 1962) and the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, in 1977. He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA. He was born July 22, 1939, in Kansas City, MO.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Everett Pyatt To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261508