absence without leave

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"In delivering the consolidated judgment in which the Judge acquitted the ex-soldiers, the court failed in its duty to carefully examine and re-evaluate the entire record of the trial before the court martial," the prosecutor said.The prosecutor also faulted the judge for acquitting the respondents on the offence of desertion and entering a conviction for the offense of absence without leave, yet the defendants had clearly absented themselves from duty for more than three months.
Absence without leave is a much less serious offense than desertion.
A Soldier who absented himself with intent to avoid a jump would also be guilty of absence without leave (AWOL) with intent to avoid maneuvers or field exercises under Article 86, Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
He's had to contend without Andre Senghor's absence without leave and several players on international leave but what hurt most was the tragic death of Diab Awana in a car accident.
If anyone thought Carwyn Jones - or anyone else - was going to make reference to the other Mr Jones' absence without leave, they were disappointed.
He was subsequently discharged from the army in January after taking absence without leave.
Among the more unusual offences is one of aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring desertion or absence without leave from the armed forces.
Katsounotos referred to the latest incident where a policeman was sacked after repeated offences relating to failure to perform duty and absence without leave. The officer, who served in Paphos, was dismissed by a committee appointed to look into his behaviour after going absent for three weeks without presenting any justification.
"Perhaps this trend simply follows an increase in the overall number of unauthorized absences, or it reflects commanders' perception that absence without leave and desertion are more serious offenses in times of armed conflict," Haggler wrote.
O'Leary has accepted Djemba-Djemba's explanation as to his absence without leave for personal reasons following his country's African Nations' Cup exit.
And a quick glance at the team sheet suggested they were struggling at the back, where all the talk had been about Sol Campbell's untimely absence without leave.
News of suicides, attempted suicides, desertions, absence without leave, deliberate self-harm, depression, anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) among US troops began to surface soon after the war started in March 2003 (see, for instance, the New York Post, 6 October 2003).
Any reservist who fails to comply with a call-up notice is guilty of absence without leave or desertion under Section 96 of the Reserve Forces Act 1996.
Any reservist who fails to comply with a call-up notice is guilty of absence without leave or desertion under Section 96 of the Reserve Forces Act 1996.Any person who tries to induce a reservist to desert or be absent without leave is also guilty of an offence.
I had entered the JAG Corps right out of law school and had spent my first year of military duty in Louisiana trying general courts martial, mostly involving allegations of absence without leave or desertion.