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When Will Jungkook Go to Military? – BTS Enlistment Dates

Written by Everett Bledsoe / Fact checked by Brain Bartell

when will jungkook go to military

Military service is mandatory for South Korean men, whether they’re famous K-pop stars or not.

If you’re a fan of Korean music group BTS, you may be curious about the members’ enlistment schedule.

While the actual conscription time is dependent on the government’s rules and the artists’ circumstances, Jungkook must join the military by 2028 at the latest.

Now that you have an answer to “when will Jungkook go to military?” you may be curious about other members’ enlistment time as well. In that case, read below.

BTS Military Service Dates


Will BTS go to the military together?

BTS members have begun their military service at different times. Jin, J-hope, and Suga are currently serving in the army and will be discharged in 2025.

Meanwhile, RM, Jimin, V (Taehyung), and Jungkook are yet to fulfill their military duties, though the members’ conscription plans are forthcoming and will likely be finalized by the end of 2023.

Here are the enlistment dates for all members of this popular K-pop group. We included the latest possible enlistment time and the speculative dates for those who have not joined the army.

Member Military Service Dates
Jin December 13, 2022
J-hope April 18, 2023
Suga September 22, 2023
RM (expected) Late 2023

(latest) End of 2025

Jimin (expected) Late 2023

(latest) End of 2026

Taehyung (expected) Late 2023, early 2024

(latest) End of 2026

Jungkook (expected) Late 2023, early 2024

(latest) End of 2028


When will Jungkook go to military? You should now know the answer—an approximate one, at the very least.

Although conscription is a bittersweet topic for diehard fans of BTS, it’s always good to remember that time can move faster than you might think. And while waiting for the return of your favorite artists, you will always have the group’s music to turn to.

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