from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Absent without leave.
- noun One who is absent without leave.
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Absentwithout leave( permission).
- noun military Absence without proper
authorityfrom the properly appointedplace of duty, or from unit, organization, or other place of duty at which one is required to be at the time prescribed.
- noun military A person who holds AWOL status.
- noun generic Somebody who is absent without permission.
- noun figuratively Someone or something missing.
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- noun one who is away or absent without leave
- adjective absent without permission
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This article is about Mark Sanford and his abusing the system by misappropriating govenment funds and vehicles and being AWOL from the job.
Somewhere in my records is an e-mail wherein he tells of going AWOL from the 25th Recon on
Going on AWOL is definitely a official state matter.
They both went AWOL from the Air Force, running off into the night to be together.
Forget a mans service, forget Max Clelland losing his limbs for his country, anyone who disagrees with a Cocaine addicted AWOL from the National Guard spoiled rich boy President, and his fat, ivy league never served a day in uniform bigmouthed political consultant, is a traitor right?
Unless being AWOL from the National Guard is a war crime.
The President was AWOL from the National Guard and Cheney received 5 draft deferments; they love their country so much.
“I posted the facts wwallace, President Bush served was AWOL from the US military, and should have gone to prison.”
While Bush dodged the draft and then went AWOL from the National Guard.
You are born-again, re-sobered, a former hardcore binge drinker and rumored huge fan of various illegal substances back in college, and you had at least one DUI arrest and went AWOL from the National Guard, and you've stashed away from public view all records of both your tenure as Texas governor, and those SEC investigations into your alleged insider trading.