Saturday, April 5, 2014 9:50:39 PM
Can play the lottery and casinos at 18. Can get married without parental permission at 18. Can sign a contract you will be legally liable for at 18. At 18, can get charged with sex crimes if you **** a girl/boy friend under the age of 18.
Can buy smokes at 18. Can drive a car at 16!!! (Double bonus points!)
Will be charged as an adult if you commit a crime, at 18.
Can buy dangerous spray paints and other inhalants, at 18.
Can enlist your dumbass in the military at 18, even if your parents protest. Bonus points: can die for your country!
But just try to buy a drink in a bar or restaurant, or score some wine for your dinner party. >BUZZER< Sit back down!
Friday, April 4, 2014 10:38:35 PM
Ah, I did some more research. It seems under 21 drinking on military bases used to be more the norm. Now, the age is based on local law. And base commanders can make it 21 at their discretion.