It’s possible you’ll suppose it’s frequent information that on a regular basis civilians aren’t welcome on navy bases, however BigHit, BTS’ administration firm, isn’t so positive. As Jin begins his obligatory service within the South Korean navy this month, BigHit issued an announcement asking followers to “please chorus” from visiting him at his new job.
Jin will start his navy coaching on December thirteenth, and BigHit knowledgeable followers that the corporate will “not be holding any sort of official occasion on the day of his recruitment.” As a substitute, the doorway ceremony will probably be open to “navy personnel and their households solely.”
“With the intention to forestall any points which may happen from crowding, we ask followers to please chorus from visiting the location,” BigHit stated. “As a substitute, we ask you to maintain your heartwarming phrases of assist and farewell in your hearts.”
In South Korea, all able-bodied males between the ages of 18 and 35 are required to serve within the navy. A ‘BTS Regulation’ allowed the group and different boy bands to defer their service till the age of 30, however as oldest member Jin turned 30 this yr, he’ll grow to be the primary of the septet to start recruitment. Relying on the department of the navy, the minimal service requirement ranges from 18 months to 21 months; BTS expects to reconvene in 2025 as soon as all seven members have accomplished their service.
Learn BigHit’s full assertion on Jin’s service right here. The BTS member not too long ago launched “The Astronaut,” his debut solo single that he co-wrote with Coldplay. In honor of his thirtieth birthday, we rounded up 10 BTS songs that spotlight Jin’s voice.