Saturday, February 22, 2014

The Honor Code of the Philippine Military Academy: An Outsider's Perspective

I've never been to PMA. But I'm told, and so are you, that they have an Honor Code that says: "We the cadets do not lie, cheat, steal, nor tolerate among us those who do."

PMA Cadets stand at attention during Saturday Inspection.
Image by Angel Ramos

That sounds like something taken straight from a Student's Handbook that gathers dust somewhere around the house or dormitory, right? That's because most of us have never been to this institution. It's why we look at the "Honor Code" from the space of our own experience.

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