awol awol

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who is away or absent without leave
  2. (adj) absent without permission

Usage(s):

  • Also awol were all but a few Democratic patrons from the key campaign-money centers of Hollywood and New York City.

News

  1. Fort Bliss deserter arrested for abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence

    A solider who went AWOL from Fort Bliss has been arrested in Ohio and is facing gruesome charges. 0 read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTSM El Paso

  2. How Ozzy Osbourne Got His Cocaine

    Ozzy Osbourne would frequently go AWOL, according to bandmates remember. “I didn’t believe it when they said I had blackouts,” Ozzy says in a new interview.… READ ON
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

  3. Former Fort Bliss soldier and girlfriend charged after body of baby found buried

    A Fort Bliss soldier, who went AWOL for seven months, is charged after his girlfriend's child is found dead in a wooded area in Ohio. "I can confirm that the soldier, Nathen Ritze, was a Fort Bliss soldier who went, essentially absent without leave," said Maj. Joe Buccino, Fort Bliss spokesman. Ritze went AWOL last November. But his problems don't stop there. According to FOX 19, our FOX ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

Quotes

  1. "Too many fathers are AWOL, missing from too many lives and too many homes," Mr. Obama said to a church audience on Father's Day.
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Times

  2. "One of the clearest messages of the last election was that the Republican leadership was just AWOL when it came to holding the Bush administration accountable," said Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., chairman of the Democratic Congressional...
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Chris Van Hollen Source: Washington Post

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