Countdown to Discharge: BTS's Jin, First to Complete Military Service, Shows Lighthearted Spirit Amid Jungkook's Enlistment Announcement
Jin, the eldest member of the group BTS, displayed a relaxed demeanor towards member Jungkook, who is about to enlist in the military.
On the 23rd, Jungkook shared a pre-enlistment greeting with fans through the fan community Weverse. He stated, "In December, I will embark on a new journey. I will be leaving your side for a while to fulfill my military service," expressing mixed feelings of heaviness and warmth brought on by memories with fans, known as ARMY.
Jungkook went on to say, "I am cautious about asking you to wait for me during my military service. 18 months is a long time," he continued, "So, although I cannot be selfish, I promise to return and stand on stage as a more developed person."
Jin, the first member of the team to enlist, responded to Jungkook's post with a lighthearted comment, "ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ" (equivalent to "hahaha" in English), showcasing his easygoing attitude. As of the 26th, Jin is 199 days away from completing his military service.
Earlier, when J-Hope announced his enlistment, Jin had commented, "I will soon be a corporal. If we meet, don't make eye contact. I'm a corporal, and you're just a trainee."
Meanwhile, Big Hit Music, the agency representing BTS, officially announced on the 22nd that RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook have started the process to fulfill their military duties.
Jin enlisted in December last year, and J-Hope followed in April this year. Suga, who was assigned to alternative service, began his duty in September and has been communicating with fans through his YouTube channel 'Suchwita'.
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