Here is the timeline of each Block B member 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 ful Block B members’ military enlistment and discharge dates.
Block B members currently serving the military: P.O
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Zico enlisted in the military back in July of 2020, he served as a social service worker due to past health issues relating to his heart.
Zico enlistment date: July 30, 2020
Zico discharge date: April 29, 2022
Taeil enlistment news came as a huge surprise to fans as he had announced he will be leaving to the military on the day he enlisted.
Taeil enlistment date: June 10, 2019
Taeil discharge date: December 4, 2020
B-Bomb enlistment date: October 10, 2019
B-Bomb discharge date: April 27, 2021
Jaehyo is the only member of his group who was unable to complete his military enlistment. The idol received a physical examination from the Military Manpower Administration [in the middle of his service] which determined his chronic knee injuries made it difficult for him to carry on with his activities, thus, he was discharged earlier than expected.
Jaehyo was originally also assigned to public service due to his injuries.
Jaehyo enlistment date: December 18, 2018
Jaehyo discharge date: December 6, 2019
U-Kwon enlistment date: May 18, 2020
U-Kwon discharge date: November 21, 2021
Park Kyung [discharged]
Park Kyung is the Block B member who took the longest serving due to health issues. He originally enlisted as an active duty soldier but eventually had to move to public service worker due to health issues. Thus, his discharge date has been delayed.
Park Kyung enlistment date: October 18, 2020
Park Kyung discharge date: September 21, 2022
P.O (aka Pyo Ji Hoon) [serving]
P.O is the maknae of his group and was the last to enlist. On March 28 of 2022, P.O. entered the military as an active duty solider.
P.O (aka Pyo Ji Hoon) enlistment date: March 28, 2022
P.O (aka Pyo Ji Hoon) discharge date: September 27, 2023
Which one of the Block B members are you a fan of?