dishonorable discharge


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dishonorable discharge

n.
Expulsion from the armed services and denial of veterans' benefits resulting from a court-martial conviction of a serious violation of the military code, such as failure to obey orders, desertion, rape, or murder.
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Noun1.dishonorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
dismission, sacking, liberation, firing, dismissal, release, discharge, sack - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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In December 2016 the NICS had 10,958 listings for Dishonorable Discharge.
The dishonorable discharges included around 40 percent of Turkey's admirals and generals.
But the editors' concern that a trial and dishonorable discharge would "make it harder to rebuild his life as a civilian" is overridden by the need for a fuller explanation of why Bergdahl left his post - and the need to be fair to the other half-million soldiers who didn't leave their posts that year.
was sentenced to confinement for one year, a dishonorable discharge, and reduction to E-1 for sexually assaulting a female Airman while she was passed out after a night of drinking.
Under the new Article 60, UCMJ, the convening authority "may not disapprove, commute, or suspend in whole or in part an adjudged sentence of confinement for more than six months or a sentence of dismissal, dishonorable discharge, or bad conduct discharge," (47) with two exceptions.
While DADT was the law of the land from December 1993 to September2011, the ban on gays and lesbians in the military is more than 65 years old and has resulted in the discharge, sometimes the dishonorable discharge, of thousands of men and women.
TOKYO - A former official of a state-backed housing finance firm was sentenced to two years in prison and fined 2 million yen by a court Tuesday for receiving bribes from a private financing company in exchange for favors, but his sentence was suspended for four years because he showed remorse and was given a dishonorable discharge.
Punishments can include dishonorable discharge, confinement for two years and the total forfeiture of all pay and allowances, the colonel said.
5) The maximum punishment for this offense is dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.
Marine Corps' Iwakuni Air Station in Yamaguchi Prefecture, also gave the Marine, a 20-year-old lance corporal, a dishonorable discharge.
After a sudden opener that plays like a slideshow of scenes from the Iraq win; the film proper unfolds in a forlorn and nameless Wyoming town right out of a Richard Ford short story, where glum-faced Jerry (Jamie Draven), back from a long military stint that ended with a dishonorable discharge, holds down a nothing job at a gas station.
Dear Dishonorable Discharge, First off, why not use a pantiliner?