AWOL - Deserted U.S. Military Personnel per Year*
 
  • 2012    466
  • 2011    548   
  • 2010    625
  • 2009    647
  • 2008    1,513
  • 2007    1,571
  • 2006    1,575

Source: U.S. Department of Defense
*A number of these individuals returned to their units on their own