Armed Forces: Code of Honor

ARMED FORCES

When examination time comes along, the 2,500 cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs are pretty much like college students everywhere. They bone up, take their tough tests, and then sweat out their grades. But some of them obviously have had less to sweat out than most. Reason: they cheated. The Air Force announced last week that a "well-organized" group of a dozen or so cadets stood accused of stealing examination papers and offering them for sale.

The school administration learned about the cheating when some cadets reported it to their superiors. There had been, of course,...