FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) has named Stephen J. Comber senior vice president and general manager of ManTech Health, the company's federal health business unit. Comber will lead ManTech Health in providing advanced technology solutions to enable its clients to achieve better health care outcomes, including the Defense Health Agency, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, among others.

Comber joins ManTech Health from his previous position as president of Leidos Health (formerly SAIC, Inc.), a federal and commercial health business with $800 million in annual revenues, where he earned an impressive record of success with managing complex projects as a renowned member of the federal health community. Comber received his bachelor's degree in business management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Va.

"Federal Health IT is a strategic focus for ManTech, so we are extremely enthusiastic to have Steve contribute his extensive experience and leadership to expand and enhance ManTech Health and our business solutions to meet our customers' most compelling needs," said ManTech Chairman and CEO George J. Pedersen.

About ManTech International Corporation

ManTech 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, Energy, Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs, and Justice, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the space communities; and other U.S. federal government customers. We provide support to critical national security programs for approximately 50 federal agencies through approximately 1,000 current contracts. ManTech's expertise includes cyber security; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions and services; information technology (IT) modernization and sustainment; intelligence/counter-intelligence solutions and support; systems engineering; healthcare analytics and IT; global logistics support; test and evaluation; and environmental, range, and sustainability services. ManTech supports major national missions, such as military readiness and wellness, terrorist threat detection, information security and border protection. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.

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