Question: Can someone in the military date a 16 year old?

For members of the United States military, conduct is governed by the militarys own law, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The age of consent for members of the military is 16 years of age. This means that a member of the military who has sex with a person under the age of 16 is committing a crime.

Is it illegal to date a 16?

4 attorney answers There are no laws regulating dating, only sexual contact with minors. While the age of consent for the purposes of statutory rape is 16, there are other charges that can be filed against an adult who has sexual contact with a minor (under 18).

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