absence without leave

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Noun1.absence without leave - unauthorized military absenceabsence without leave - unauthorized military absence  
defection, desertion, abandonment - withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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The PNP chief said Valdez entered the service in 2007, but went on absence without leave in 2014 due to alleged use of illegal drugs.
Pacia was last assigned to the Southern Police District in the National Capital Region before he went on absence without leave in 2016.
De Guzman is a regular DOH employee from February 2015, however, he has been on AWOL (Absence Without Leave) status since November 26, 2018," the health department stated.
As he went AWOL (absence without leave), Al-Hussaini has been suspended by the ball club while Pinto is now up for trade as he declined a two-year contract extension offer by the Elite mana gement.
Chairing the K-P Assembly session on Wednesday, Speaker Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani ruled that minister would be required to take leave of absence through an application, 'absence without leave will not be tolerated.
Previously an employer could take action against a worker for habitual absence without leave or absence without leave for more than ten days, which constitutes misconduct.
It details that management also deducted US$5.00 from their foro Absence Without Leave or AWOL, buy uniform and other equipment from Management, face molestation and abuse, and that they benefit no increment during the entire six years with UNMIL.
' In the appeal, the State faults the judge for wrongly substituting charges of desertion with 'being absent from duty without leave'."The resulting miscarriages of justice resulted in substitution of the conviction for the offence of desertion to that of of absence without leave," Mr Muteti said.
Even as long ago as 1951 there were quite a few recruits who couldn't bear to stay too long and ran off back home, only to be picked up by the police and returned back to camp and faced a charge of absence without leave - which could have been a more serious charge of desertion - in front of the commanding officer.
"This notice is to remind you that taking strike action is absence without leave (AWOL).
* AR 630-10, Absence Without Leave, Desertion, and Administration of Personnel Involved in Civilian Court Proceedings.
He did not report for duty and was arrested and court martialled for insubordination and absence without leave, which resulted in his dismissal from the Navy in June 1952.