...I am sure that they will set an example that the lower orders can look up to and admire.
Chippy, much? I'd suggest getting over it, I managed* I can't think of an occasion where an officer in our battalion got off more lightly than a soldier, and I can think of a couple of occasions where they were more heavily punished.
For instance, an attached soldier mysteriously appeared with a broken arm**; turns out he'd been caught going through someone else's locker, and was offered the Barrack Room version of "will you accept our punishment?" - place your arm across that gap, and we'll stamp on it. By contrast, the Sergeant found playing fast and loose with a Company fund was sacked from the Army; the Captain found doing so with smaller amounts, was sacked and ended up doing six months MCTC (with the last few weeks in Barlinnie).
* Pad brat, MoD schools, birth certificate says "Father: Cpl G....", and a large chunk of my year at school joined as Private soldiers. Silver spoon? Yeah, right.
** Ever seen a race in the Officers' Mess to demonstrate that you actually know what's really going on? It happens...