Old enough to fight, old enough to drink: Jack Kingston wants on-base imbibing-age lowered

on 31/08/10 at 8:44 pm

Booze News

When Congress finishes its August hiatus, look for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, to take up an argument that will be achingly familiar to anyone who lived through the Vietnam years.

He’s got legislation that would allow 18-year-old members of the U.S. military to purchase and consume wine and beer while on base.

The legislation was dropped last month, just as House members walked out the door.

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