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48-3024.Misbehavior before a hostile force. Any person subject to this code who before or in the presence of a hostile force:

(1) Runs away;

(2) shamefully abandons, surrenders, or delivers up any command, unit, place or military property which it is the person's duty to defend;

(3) through disobedience, neglect, or intentional misconduct endangers the safety of any such command, unit, place, or military property;

(4) casts away his or her arms or ammunition;

(5) is guilty of cowardly conduct;

(6) quits his or her place of duty to plunder or pillage;

(7) causes false alarms in any command, unit, or place under control of the armed forces of the United States or the state military forces;

(8) willfully fails to do his or her utmost to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy any hostile force, combatants, vessels, aircraft, or any other thing, which it is the person's duty so to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy; or

(9) does not afford all practicable relief and assistance to any troops, combatants, vessels, or aircraft of the armed forces belonging to the United States or their allies, to the state, or to any other state, when engaged in battle; shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

History: L. 1972, ch. 203, § 48-3024; July 1.



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