ARMED FORCES: A Barrage Hits West Point's Code

Honor is a learning process, but it is being taught badly where it is the most esteemed: West Point. This was the harsh conclusion of two reports issued last week, offering some of the toughest criticism the 174-year-old academy has ever received. Shortly before the studies were made public, the commandant of cadets, Brigadier General Walter Ulmer Jr., was abruptly transferred.

The major report was drawn up by a six-man commission appointed by Army Secretary Martin Hoffmann to investigate last spring's cheating scandal (TIME cover, June 7). Wrote Commission Chairman Frank Borman, the...

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