Military service in South Korea is mandatory for all men aged between 18 and 35 , and only people who have not completed middle school and have serious health problems are exempted from joining the army.
Mandatory military service in South Korea last 22 months for the Army/Navy and 25 months for the Air Force.
KMUSIC prepared for you a list of male celebrities that are currently enlisted in the military, but are going to be released some time this year. However, take a note, that mentioned length of mandatory military service is what is required and all the release dates are estimates.
Dari of Dalmatian
He entered the 37th division training center on April 25, 2011 and he is currently serving as a public service worker in Kyungki-do. He is going to be released in March.
The actor enlisted on July 5, 2011 for 21 months of active duty after five weeks of basic military training. Release date: May, 2013.
Heechul of Super Junior
He entered the Nonsan military camp in Chungcheongnam-do Province on September 1st, 2011 for four weeks of basic training, followed by service as a public service officer. He will be released in July this year.
Kim Joon of T-Max
The singer entered the military service on September 29th, 2011. After four weeks of basic training he started his duty as a conscripted policeman. Release date: July 2013.
He began his military service on October 11th, 2011 at the 306th Army draft camp in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi-do province. In March 2012, Rain was transfered to the Defense Media Agency of the Ministry of National Defense in Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul. In April he was appointed Honorary Ambassador of Military. He will be released in June this year.
The singer enlisted on October 27th, 2011 for four weeks of basic training at the Nonsan military camp in Chungcheongnam-do Province, followed by service as a public service officer. He will end his mandatory military service in August, 2013.
He began his military service on November 7th, 2011 with five weeks of basic training at Nonsan military camp, South Chungcheong Province, followed by active duty. He will be released in August or September this year.
Kim Hye Sung
While it’s common for celebrities to delay their mandatory military service as long as possible, young actor Kim Hye Sung decided to go to the army in age of 23. He started his basic training on June 14th, 2011 and will be released very soon, in April this year.
Kim Kyung Rok of V.O.S
Kim entered a boot camp in Nosan, South Chungcheong Province on September 29th, 2011. After completing a four-week long basic training, he has been working as a public service personnel. Release date: July 2013.
Yunhak of Supernova
On October 25th, 2011, leader of Supernova entered 306 drafts in Uijeongbu for five weeks of basic military training . He will be released in June this year.
The actor began his basic military training on September 14th, 2011. After that he stand duty as a full-time soldier. He will be released in July, 2013.
To whose comeback from the army are you looking forward the most?
Article by Karolina & Alona
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