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 DAY6 members’ military enlistment and discharge dates.
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: Young K , Dowoon, Wonpil
DAY6 members who have been discharged from the military: Sungjin
Note: this article will be periodically updated as DAY6 members enlist or get discharged. So please bookmark it.
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: September 6, 2022
Young K [serving]
Young K has recently announced his military enlistment plans via a V Live broadcast. On October 12, Young K enlisted in the military.
Young K enlistment date: October 12, 2021
Young K discharge date: April 11, 2023
Dowoon is the youngest member of his group, he was born in 1995. Recently, Dowoon revealed he’ll enlist in the military band in January. He’s enlisting so soon to minimize DAY6’s hiatus period due to enlistment, he’s the 3rd member of his group to do so.
Dowoon enlistment date: January 17, 2022
Dowoon discharge date: July 16, 2023
In early 2022, Wonpil held a V Live broadcast and announced the news of his enlistment directly to fans.
Wonpil enlistment date: March 28, 2022
Wonpil discharge date: 28 November 2023
Jae [not enlisting]
Jae is the oldest member of his group, born in 1992, however, he won’t enlist in the military. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is Korean-American. Jae is not a South Korean citizen, thus, he’s not serving in the military