Getting rid of "during my time syndrome," also contributed to improvements within PMA
, said retired brigadier general Leopoldo Maligalig
valedictory speech on Sunday.
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said changes done in the institution meant admitting flaws within.
"It took courage to admit that the system had its major faults."
Having been head of the cadet corps before his appointment as superintendent, Maligalig said PMA's honor system was revisited when he took over.
Known as one of the PMA
leaders who instituted major changes in the academy during his
four-year stint since 2004, Maligalig
said the institutional form of leadership in the academy had to be changed and self-leadership should be taught to cadets instead.
is a leadership school after all.
Change for the better is inevitable and change must continue," Maligalig
said as he
successors to institute reforms that gear towards achieving the PMA's roadmap of improving the curriculum and producing patriotic leaders that are true to their allegiance to countrymen.
was in the military service for 36 years.
The Office of the President has not yet identified his