As the year comes to a close, BTS fans brace themselves for a significant transition as RM, Suga, Jimin, V, and Jungkook reportedly prepare for their enlistment in the South Korean military. Despite being eligible for postponement, V and Jungkook have made the decision to prioritize their military service and minimize any gaps in the group’s activities. With Jin and J-Hope already fulfilling their mandatory duties, the members aim to reconvene as a whole group by 2025.
The Mandatory Military Duty
In accordance with South Korean law, all able-bodied men aged 18-28 are required to serve in the military for approximately two years. BTS members were granted the option to delay their service until the age of 30, allowing them to continue their global activities and maintain their musical endeavors.
According to officials, @BTS_twt will complete Military Enlistment of all members, including V and Jungkook, by the Year of this year.
They will fulfill their scheduled activities, such as Suga's world tour and Jungkook's solo ventures in the first half of the year. pic.twitter.com/qHOdh5utqY
— BIGHIT INFO ✪ (@BIGHIT_INFO) June 19, 2023
Jin and J-Hope Lead the Way
Jin, the eldest member of BTS, embarked on his military duty in the previous year, followed by J-Hope, who enlisted on April 17 of this year. Their commitment to fulfilling their obligations has set an example for their fellow bandmates and demonstrated their dedication to both their country and their fans.
Enlistment Plans for RM, Suga, Jimin, V, and Jungkook
According to reports, RM, Suga, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are set to complete their military service by the end of this year. Although V and Jungkook are eligible for postponement, they have chosen to prioritize their enlistment to minimize any disruptions and ensure the group’s return as a whole.
Fans’ Reactions and Hope for the Future
Fans eagerly await the members’ return, expressing excitement for their eventual reunion and the continuation of BTS as a complete group. Many fans acknowledge the importance of allowing V and Jungkook sufficient time for individual activities upon their return, highlighting the need for fairness and balance in their career trajectories.
As BTS members RM, Suga, Jimin, V, and Jungkook prepare for their military enlistment, the group enters a new phase of their journey. With Jin and J-Hope leading the way, the remaining members are committed to fulfilling their duty while striving to minimize any gaps in their collective activities. As they embark on their individual paths, fans eagerly anticipate their eventual reunion in 2025, eagerly awaiting the next chapter in the BTS story.