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ManTech Makes Two Appointments in Its Technical Services Group: Thomas A. Gardner, Jr. - Chief Technology Officer and John F. Markey - Vice President of Smart Power.

FAIRFAX, Va. -- ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) has named two industry experts to lead its Smart Power and Afghanistan-Pakistan campaigns supporting customer global initiatives. Dr. Thomas A. Gardner, Jr. has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, ManTech Technical Services Group and lead of the Afghanistan-Pakistan campaign. Dr. John F. Markey was named Vice President of Smart Power, ManTech Technical Services Group. Dr. Gardner will oversee technology development and innovation for the group, and help drive growth in existing markets and emerging growth areas such as the Afghanistan and Pakistan initiative. Dr. Markey will be responsible for applying ManTech's extensive experience supporting the warfighter and other capabilities to support smart power initiatives such as achieving effective alliances and partnerships, supporting global development, providing access to international learning, increasing economic integration, and advancing technological innovation.

Thomas A. Gardner, Jr.

Before joining ManTech Dr. Gardner was the director of homeland security for Raytheon Technical Services Company, LLC, responsible for strategy and markets involving homeland security, counter proliferation, combating terrorism, counter narcotics and weapons of mass destruction.

He retired from the U.S. Navy in 2004 after serving 28 years that included assignments as the commander of the nuclear submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751); program manager for Deep Submergence; and deputy for science and technology for the Chief of Naval Operations.

Dr. Gardner received a number of honors during his military career such as the Defense Financial Management Award for Innovation; Defense Superior Management Award; and the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Technology Award for Lithium Ion Polymer Battery development.

Dr. Gardner has a bachelor of science of degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy; a master's degree in public administration from Harvard University; a master of science degree in management of technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and a doctor of philosophy degree in energy economics from George Washington University.

John F. Markey

Dr. Markey has 35 years of experience with the departments of Treasury, State and Homeland Security and is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of rule of law and stabilization of failed or failing states. He has led complex domestic and international information sharing, trade facilitation and rule of law projects using his knowledge of customs and border management, information fusion and transnational crime.

Prior to joining ManTech he was a principal scientist at Applied Research Associates; and a fellow and deputy director, Threats Directorate, Homeland Security Institute. Dr. Markey began his government career in 1972 supporting money laundering investigations for the U.S. Customs Service and U.S. Treasury Department. As Director of the Office of Law Enforcement and Security at the State Department he oversaw the creation of three operational intelligence centers in Bucharest, Kiev and Tashkent that worked with the regional governments to combat international crime. He also led U.S. negotiations with foreign governments and regional organizations such as the European Union, World Customs Organization, International Criminal Police Organization and European Police Office.

Dr. Markey has published numerous articles on the rule of law and stabilization of failed or failing states. He has received the U.S. Customs Commissioner's Award for Exceptional Service (2001), U.S. Department of State Secretary's Honor Award (2003, 2005); and the Homeland Security Institute Board Award (2006).

Dr. Markey received a master of arts degree in philosophy and public administration, and a doctor of science degree in criminal justice from the City University of New York.

About ManTech International Corporation:

Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia with approximately 8,000 professionals, ManTech International Corporation is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security and Justice; the Space Community; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and other U.S. federal government customers. ManTech's expertise includes systems engineering, systems integration, software development services, enterprise architecture, cyber security, information assurance, intelligence operations and analysis support, network and critical infrastructure protection, information operations and information warfare support, information technology, communications integration, global logistics and supply chain management, and service oriented architectures. The company supports the advanced telecommunications systems that are used in Operation Iraqi Freedom and in other parts of the world; has developed a secure, collaborative communications system for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and builds and maintains secure databases that track terrorists. The company operates in the United States and 40 countries. In 2008, BusinessWeek magazine chose ManTech for its 'InfoTech 100' listing representing the best performing tech companies in the world; named ManTech as one of the 400 Best Big Companies in the nation; and A-Space, a Web 2.0 enhanced collaboration tool that ManTech developed for the Intelligence Community was named one of the Top 50 Inventions of the Year by Time magazine. Also in 2008, GI Jobs magazine named ManTech a Top Ten Military Friendly Employer for the third year in a row. Additional information on ManTech can be found at

Forward-Looking Information:

Statements and assumptions made in this press release, which do not address historical facts, constitute "forward-looking" statements that ManTech believes to be within the definition in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of our control. Words such as "may," "will," "intends," "should," "expects," "plans," "projects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "continue," or "opportunity," or the negative of these terms or words of similar import are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, including, without limitation: adverse changes in U.S. government spending priorities; failure to retain existing U.S. government contracts, win new contracts, or win recompetes; adverse results of U.S. government audits of our government contracts; risks associated with complex U.S. government procurement laws and regulations; adverse effect of contract consolidations; risk of contract performance or termination; failure to obtain option awards, task orders or funding under contracts; adverse changes in our mix of contract types; failure to successfully integrate recently acquired companies or businesses into our operations or to realize any accretive or synergistic effects from such acquisitions; failure to identify, execute or effectively integrate future acquisitions; risks of financing, such as increases in interest rates and restrictions imposed by our credit agreement; risks related to an inability to obtain new or additional financing; and competition. These and other risk factors are more fully discussed in the section entitled "Risks Factors" in ManTech's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2009, and, from time to time, in ManTech's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including among others, its reports on Form 10-Q.

The forward-looking statements included in this news release are only made as of the date of this news release and ManTech undertakes no obligation to publicly update any of the forward-looking statements made herein, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or circumstances, changes in expectations or otherwise.
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