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AWOL

[ā′wôl]
abbreviation for absent without leave.
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Going AWOL has never solved any problems; it has just added to them.
A government pamphlet for military lawyers published in May 2005 showed that the number of soldiers being tried for desertion and AWOL is rising steadily, from 52 desertion and 177 AWOL cases tried in 2001 to 176 desertion cases and 336 AWOL cases in 2004.
Him and his friend feared they would be AWOL if they failed to get back.
And the former City skipper now faces a further fine of around the same amount after going AWOL last week.
The report said that most of the soldiers who went AWOL are believed to have done so after a six-month tour of the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
He was returned to the army base in February 2008, after he was injured in an attack outside a nightclub and reported the matter to police - who discovered he was AWOL.
AWOL uses the funds to buy temperature-controlled storage space, power supply testers, and other materials.
Treble and Jones, both 22, went AWOL on March 3 from Buckley Barracks, near Hullavington, where they were serving with 9 Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps.
Went AWOL June 2005 to resist Iraq redeployment, later won honorable discharge.
We commend South Carolina's legislature for recognizing the dangers associated with AWOL machines," said Barry Becton, Senior Director of State Government Relations, Diageo North America.
The Democratic state rep from Hampton has pretty much been AWOL at the State House since his election in '06, missing more than 100 votes in 2007 and only making nine votes this entire session.
The private was arrested in Crumlin, Dublin, on Tuesday after being AWOL for two months He was held by gardai on suspicion of handling illegal firearms.