BTS Military Service Update: BTS, the globally acclaimed K-pop sensation, is gearing up for their mandatory military service before their highly anticipated reunion in 2025.
BIGHIT MUSIC, the management behind BTS, took to Weverse to provide an update to their dedicated fanbase, ARMY, regarding the impending South Korean military enlistment of Jimin, Jungkook, RM, and Vmembers yet to complete their service.
Expressing gratitude for the continuous support, BIGHIT MUSIC shared, “We would like to update you on RM, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook’s upcoming enlistment into the military.”
The announcement detailed that RM and V would follow individual enlistment procedures, while Jimin and Jung Kook are slated to enlist together. The management clarified that there won’t be an official event on the day of their entry and requested fans to convey their well-wishes privately, as the entrance ceremony is exclusively for military personnel and their families.
To avoid potential crowding issues, fans were advised against visiting the enlistment site. BIGHIT MUSIC also cautioned against purchasing unauthorized tours or product packages during the entire band’s service period.
The statement concluded with a plea for continuous support for RM, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook throughout their military service, ensuring that the company would provide the necessary support during this time.
In adherence to South Korean law, which mandates military service for all able-bodied men aged 18 to 28, the entire BTS group, including members J-Hope, Jin, and Suga, is committed to fulfilling their service requirement. Earlier enlistments by Jin, J-Hope, and Suga were announced, and now, with this update, the spotlight is on the remaining members.
Jungkook had previously shared a heartfelt message on Weverse, disclosing his upcoming December enlistment and expressing gratitude for the memories with ARMY. As the group embarks on this hiatus, fans can look forward to BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star, an eight-part docuseries on Disney+ premiering on Dec. 20, chronicling their remarkable rise over the past decade.
Our Reader’s Queries
Is BTS in the military right now 2023?
In April, J-Hope also began his military service, and Suga joined as a social service agent on September 22, 2023. With the four remaining members now enlisted, all of BTS is fulfilling their military duty.
Which BTS member will go to military now?
Jin, J-Hope, and Suga are currently serving in the South Korean military after enlisting before the age of 30. The remaining members, Jung Kook, V, RM, and Jimin, will be the next to enlist.
How long will BTS be in the military?
Jin is set to enlist in December 2022 and is expected to return in June 2024. J-Hope will enlist in April 2023 and is expected to be back in September 2024. Suga is scheduled to enlist in September 2023 and should return in March 2025.
Which BTS members are currently in the army?
J-Hope and Suga joined a few months ago, and RM, the group’s leader, along with V, joined on Monday. The final two BTS members, Jimin and Jungkook, started their military duties on Tuesday.