BTS military service duration, limitation, exemption

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BTS to fulfill military service

On October 17th 2022 the ongoing debate of BTS induction to the military finally came to an end when BigHit announced BTS confirmed military services.

BTS members to enroll for Military services

As per the report Kim Seokjin will enroll first followed by Suga, J-hope, RM, Jimin, Taehyung and Jungkook in order

How long BTS wills serve in the military

To protect against the threat posed by North Korea, all able-bodied men of South Korea are required by law to serve 18 to 21 months in the military.

Dodging of military services

It is prohibited and will result in jail time to object to military service for any reason. Dual citizens are required to select a citizenship at the age of 18 as well.

A too sensitive topic to touch

Come to think about it neither BTS nor Bighit ever refrained from obliging to the law or openly demanded exemption, in South Korea the topic is too sensitive and can make or break the career.

Steve Yoo effect

One of the biggest pop icon of the country Yoo Seung-joon turned the most hated person from a heartthrob after he renounced his Korean citizenship post promising to fulfill military duties & fled to

Can BTS use phone during Military service

Enlistees can now use their phones from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays at on-base locations except from high security areas.

Are there any exemptions in Military service

There have been a few military exemptions including a pianist, ballet dancers, people with exceptional talents, and gold medalists from the Olympics as well as those dealing with bad health.

BTS comeback in 2025

As per Bighit BTS will make a comeback as the group in 2025 post fulfilling their military obligations.

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