Date? No it is not illegal to date. The age of consent in NC appears to be 16 from a simple internet search.
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Dating is never illegal. Sex with a minor might be illegal depending on where it happens. Veterans are not exempt from criminal prosecution for violating minors.
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You can date whomever you want. And in NC, the age of consent is 16 so in this case, the 17 year old female may consent to sex with the 25 year old veteran.
16 is the age of consent, but in some circumstances I have seen local law enforcement charge someone with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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