10 U.S.C. § 886 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 10. Armed Forces § 886. Art. 86. Absence without leave

Any member of the armed forces who, without authority--

(1)  fails to go to his appointed place of duty at the time prescribed;

(2)  goes from that place;  or

(3)  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.

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