Edward I. Wexler

Edward I. Wexler
Class of 1974
U.S. Air Force & Georgia Air National Guard, Retired

Savannah native Colonel Edward I. Wexler is a 1968 graduate of the Citadel. After serving four years in the United States Air Force, Col Wexler returned to Savannah and attended Armstrong in 1974. After Armstrong, he joined the Georgia Air National Guard, where he served the rest of his 35 years of military service. Col. Wexler also completed a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University in 1981.

In addition to being a decorated military officer, he is also an active member in our local community. Col. Wexler is a member of the Savannah West Rotary Club, Board of Trustees Emeritus at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, as well as Chairman of Honor Flight Savannah, a non-profit group that takes WWII and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C. at no charge to give them an opportunity to view the memorials built in their honor. He is also Area Chairman for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and also Treasurer of STARbase Savannah, a non-profit group which educates 5th grade public school students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Col. Wexler is the husband of late Lieutenant Colonel Mary Wexler, who was a family nurse practitioner and a graduate from Armstrong’s nursing program in 1975 and 1977. In 2010, Col. Wexler established the Lieutenant Colonel Mary Witt Wexler, United States Air Force, Retired Memorial Nursing Scholarship at Armstrong in her honor.