A Complete History of Administrative Discharges “Without Honor”

The Administrative Discharge “Without Honor” was created by Army Circular No. 9 in 1893 and has been renamed three times.

Administrative Discharges “Without Honor” Are Unconstitutional & Always Have Been

1893 – 1917

1893 – 1917

1893 – 1917

1893 – 1917

Blue Discharge

1917 – 1947

Undesirable Discharge

1947 – 1977

Other Than Honorable Discharge

1977 – present

Administrative Discharges “Without Honor” Are Unconstitutional & Always Have Been