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Is BTS going to serve military service together

There's good news for the all BTS Army. Hwang hee (sports and Cultural minister of South Korea) said that if BTS submit an application for military service, the South Korean government will postpone their mandatory military service.

When the famous South Korean k-pop band BTS oldest member Jin turned 28, South Korea military culture and exemptions from this service are the latest controversy.

It's because of South Korean ‘military culture' which states that each man aged between the age of 18 to 28 enrolls in compulsory military service for about 20 months.

Jin is eye candy for all of the BTS fans worldwide, his departure will surely break many hearts.

But 2 days before Jin's birthday on 4 Dec 2020 when he was about to turn 28, the South Korean parliament passed a bill that allowed the members of BTS to postpone their military services until the age of 30.

What is South Korea's military culture?

In South Korea, compulsory military service all men aged 18 to 28 have to serve in the mandatory military for about 18 months,   

Are there any exemptions?

Yes, there are Exemptions in this mandatory military service like Exemptions for having excessive tattoos, underweight, holding foreign citizenship, overweight or residency, and studying in fields deemed of national importance, having certain medical conditions, have all been restricted.

Exemptions are given to high-achieving sportspersons, artists, classical musicians, and dancers, but not to the high-achieving k-pop stars and Actors

Why is BTS exempt from South Korea’s mandatory military service?

The South Korean government exempted BTS from joining the Military services at the age of 28 as BTS has done a lot for its country and its economy.They have improved the country’s cultural status, they have showcased a great side of the country to the outer world which in return increased tourism of South Korea.

BTS has boosted the country’s Economy by attracting many different people towards the country and giving it a new outlook.

The bill is not specifically for BTS. The entertainers recommended by South Korea’s culture ministry will be allowed to defer military service until age 30. And as you know BTS has improved the cultural status and boosted the economy of South Korea, that's why the law allows the BTS to postpone their compulsory military service.  

Is BTS permanently exempted from military services?

Exemptions from South Korea mandatory military service are extremely rare. The Cultural Minister of South Korea said that BTS would not be exempted.

The government will just postpone their military service tenure and they are not permanently exempted from it. They have been provided with a timely exemption from the services.

So, any time Jin can move to the military service.

ARMY wants them to all go for military service together so that they can come back together after the military service.

There has been no official announcement from Bighit Entertainment about Jin's leaving the group as of now.


Frequently Asked Question(FAQ)

Q. Why is military service mandatory in South Korea?

A. Because of its low population defence is important for all like Israel also has mandatory military service for both men and women.

Q. What happens in South Korea's military service?

A. South Korea military service includes short bouts of intense training, five weeks of boot camp and mind-numbing battalion boredom for approx 24 months.

Q. Will bts go to the military together 2022?

A. ARMY wants them to all go for military service together so that they can come back together after the military service. But, There has been no official announcement from Bighit Entertainment about Jin's leaving the group as of now.

Q. bts military service schedule?

A. Cultural and sports minister of South Korea Hwang hee said that if BTS submit an application for military service, the South Korean government will postpone their mandatory military service. So, it's not yet confirmed when BTS will go to serve in the military.

Q. why bts is going to military?

A. It's because of South Korean ‘military culture' which states that each man aged between the age of 18 to 28 enrolls in compulsory military service for about 20 months.



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