Is it true that soldiers under 21 on military bases can drink alcohol? ?!

Question: Is it true that soldiers under 21 on military bases can drink alcohol!? !?
We're having a debate !.!.!. I've heard answers for both but would like to know the correct answer!.

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Congress passed a law (USC 10, Section 2683), that mandates that military bases adopt the exact same drinking age as the state (or country) that the base is located in!.

Based on my experience though it's up to the base commander!. When I was stationed overseas at a location where the drinking age was lower than 21 we were still not allowed to drink because that is what the commander mandated!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

NO you cannot drink on a military base within the US if you are under 21!.

Drinking is not tolerated NOW at all if you are underage!.

If you are stationed overseas where the drinking age is 18 or 19 then you are ok!. You will still get into trouble if you drink and drive ANYWHERE!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I'm not sure, but it's reasonable that a military base is not subject to specific laws of the State it's in, only Federal law, and military regulations, of course!.

If the base is out of the country - say, Germany - I think no problem at all!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

No, unless you are in country where the drinking age is under 21!.

Japan it's 20!. So you can legally drink at 20!. You see the signs in the shopettes that say must be 20 to buy alcohol!.!.!. it gets me every time!.!.!. i'm used to 21 too!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Not much of a debate!. The answer is Yes, or at least used to be!. Not in the mess hall, but certainly in the Officer's Club!. By jings we had some wild times during the war!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

no!. my father and stepfather are both retired military, i've lived on a few army posts, and i KNOW they can'tWww@FoodAQ@Com

i know for a fact that yes they can but they can only drink on military bases!.
not outside of it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you're old enough to kill people for your job, fly helicopters, and get killed for an abstract concept, why shouldn't you be allowed to drinkWww@FoodAQ@Com

It varies - if they're stationed overseas, yes, for the most part!. Stateside, its pretty much at the discretion of the base commander!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

NO NO NO! OMG! im going into the military when im 18 and u cant eat CANDY BARS let alone drink alcohol!. that is an extremely insulting question!. these people defend our asses and people are thinking that its a party!. no!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes the goverrnment doesnt care if your drunk off your butt as long as when they need you your ready and can serve and protect!. shoot him soldierWww@FoodAQ@Com

do not believe that!. not in the navy you cant and no where on any military base ive been on!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Not legally, thank God!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

No, the US Military has to abide by state laws as well as federal laws!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If they are in a country such as England where people under 21 can drink, then yes it is legal!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It happens all the time!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Indeed it is, as long as the country they are in allows it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

nope that is still illegal unless u r in an airbase out of the uniteed states like germany it is 20Www@FoodAQ@Com

I've also heard that that teenagers drink at high school party's!. durrr!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

beer and wine in the store thingy!. like where they buy spam and shiiiite!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes they can my uncle is aloud to drink but in base they took outside drinking privilegesWww@FoodAQ@Com

they should!. if they are mature enough to fight for their country then they can handle alcoholWww@FoodAQ@Com

yes they can!! and it is well deserved if you can sign up to risk your life you should be able to have a cold one!Www@FoodAQ@Com

uh, noWww@FoodAQ@Com


they can as long as they do not get caughtWww@FoodAQ@Com

if you serve the driking age is 18Www@FoodAQ@Com



I'm sure it's not legal but!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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