United States Code

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§ 886.
Art. 86. Absence without leave
Any member of the armed forces who, without authority—
fails to go to his appointed place of duty at the time prescribed;
goes from that place; or
absents himself or remains absent from his unit, organization, or place of duty at which he is required to be at the time prescribed;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 67.)
cite as: 10 USC 886