BTS‘ Suga has confirmed the date for his army enlistment.
It was introduced right this moment (September 17) by Large Hit Music that the singer could be enlisting on September 22.
It makes him the third member of the band to fulfil their obligatory army service, following the enlistment of Jin in December of 2022 and J-hope following go well with early this yr.
Males are normally required to enlist by the age of 28, although the Order of Cultural Advantage awarded to BTS by former president Moon Jae-In in 2018 permits the seven members of the boyband to enlist at 30 as an alternative.
Thanks on your continued assist for BTS. Now we have additional data relating to Suga’s army service. Suga turned 30 in March 2023 and thus needed to enlist throughout the subsequent six months.
BTS’ Suga. Credit score: HYBE / Large Hit Music
Of their assertion, Large Hit mentioned: “Suga can be starting his required service on September 22. There is not going to be any official occasions going down on the day he begins his service or on the day he enters the coaching camp. We kindly ask followers to chorus from visiting Suga at his office throughout the interval of his service. Please convey your heat regards and encouragement in your hearts solely.
They added: “Moreover, please be conscious to keep away from getting adversely affected by unauthorised excursions or bundle merchandise that illegally use the artist’s mental property. Our firm will take applicable measures towards makes an attempt at any business exercise that make unauthorised use of artist IP.
“We ask on your continued love and assist for Suga till he completes his service and returns. Our firm will even attempt to supply all of the assist he wants throughout this time.”
In accordance with a press release from Large Hit Music final yr, the remaining members of BTS will even perform their army service in keeping with their particular person plans. It added that “each the corporate and the members of BTS are wanting ahead to reconvening as a gaggle once more round 2025 following their service dedication”.
This implies that a few of BTS’ youthful members could also be enlisting before anticipated, as Jimin and V are technically solely required to enlist by 2025 and youngest member Jungkook by 2027.