CMSgt (Chief) Edward Slacum

Phone: 979-532-6280


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Social Psychology Certified Aerospace Science Instructor Certified Air Education and Training Command Master Instructor

CMSgt (Chief) Edward Slacum

Chief Slacum served 30 years in the Air Force, retiring in 2018. He earned his Master Instructor Certification while assigned as an Instructor for the Air Force Intelligence Officer Course.  During his time on active duty, Chief Slacum had the opportunity to serve in various leadership positions to include Interim Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing and Senior ISR Liaison Officer to the Commanders of United States European Command and United States Africa Command.  Chief Slacum concluded his Air Force career as the Superintendent for the 548th ISR Group where he led over 1,500 Airmen, civilians and defense contractors in global ISR operations.  Chief Slacum joined the Wharton team in August 2018 and serves as the Aerospace Science Instructor and Director of Air Force JROTC programs for Wharton High School.


  • 1st Period: AFJROTC

    2nd Period: AFJROTC

    3rd Period: AFJROTC

    4th Period: AFJROTC

    5th Period: AFJROTC

    6th Period: AFJROTC

    7th Period: Conference

    8th Period: AFJROTC

    Before school activities: 7:00am to 7:30am

    After-school activities: 3:45pm to 5:00pm (Monday through Thursday)


  • Instructor tutorials (in-person and virtual) available by request.  Virtual students can come to the AFJROTC facility after school (1545 hrs) for in-person tutorials.


    Peer-to-Peer tutorials (for any class) are available 7:00am to 7:30am and 3:45pm to 4:45pm (lunch tutorials by request only).

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