It’s DAY6 members’ time to serve in the military and with the recent news of Young K’s enlistment, we thought it was a good idea to talk about the band’s members’ military enlistment and discharge date.

Military service is mandatory in South Korea, meaning all able Korean men must serve their country, this law extends to Kpop idols as well. Every able Korean man must serve their country before they become 28 years old [international age].

Today, we’re taking a look at the full DAY6 members’ military enlistment date. The below article includes the members’ enlistment and discharge dates.


DAY6 members currently serving the military: Sungjin

DAY6 members who are yet to enlist: Jae, Young K, Wonpil, Dowoon

Note: this article will be periodically updated as DAY6 members enlist or get discharged. So please bookmark it.

Sungjin [serving]

Even though Sungjin isn’t the oldest member in his group, but he surprised fans by becoming the first to enlist in the military.

Sungjin enlistment date: March 8, 2021

Sungjin discharge date: sometime in late 2022

Young K [to enlist]

Young K has recently announced his military enlistment plans via a V Live broadcast.

Young K enlistment date: October 12, 2021

Young K discharge date: early 2023

Jae [unknown status]

Jae is the oldest member of his group, born in 1992, he has yet to enlist. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is Korean-American, if he has a passport that is not Korean then he will likely not enlist. Jae has not publicly commented on whether he’ll enlist or not.

When he does, his status on this article will be changing accordingly.

Wonpil [to enlist]

Wonpil is the second youngest member of the band, he was born in 1994 and will likely enlist in 2022.

Wonpil enlistment date: yet to be revealed

Wonpil discharge date: yet to be revealed

Dowoon [to enlist]

Dowoon is the youngest member of his group, he was born in 1995. He will likely be the last member of his group to enlist and the last to be discharged.

Dowoon enlistment date: yet to be revealed

Dowoon discharge date: yet to be revealed


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