Nomination of Vincent Puritano To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

February 2, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Vincent Puritano to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). He would succeed Jack R. Borsting.

Mr. Puritano has been serving as executive assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense since 1981. He was special assistant to the Deputy Director of the CIA in 1978 - 1980 and served on the staff of the Office of Management and Budget in 1969 - 1978. He was with the U.S. Department of State in 1960 - 1969.

He graduated from Siena College (B.S., 1959), New York University Graduate School (M.B.A., 1960) and the John F. Kennedy Graduate School at Harvard University (M.P.A., 1969). He is married, has two sons, and resides in Annandale, Va. He was born January 10, 1930.