SF9 Members Military Enlistment And Discharge Dates- Full Timeline


SF9 members also have to serve as enlistment is mandatory in South Korea. Fans will have to say goodbye to their favorite idols for a period of no less than 1 year and 6 months as they serve [as of this writing].

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].

Here are the full SF9 members’ military enlistment and discharge dates.

Note: this article will be periodically updated as SF9 members enlist or get discharged. So please bookmark it.

Note: discharge dates might end up being incorrect at times, this is due to laws or requirements changes in accordance with COVID-19 and Korean military laws. We’ll do our best to update on discharge dates but please be aware that might change due to variety of reasons.

Summary of SF9 Enlistment Details

SF9 members currently serving the military: Jaeyoon

SF9 members who finished military service: Inseong, Youngbin,

SF9 members who are yet to enlist: Dawon, Zuho, Taeyang, Hwiyoung, and Chani

SF9’s Youngbin [discharged]

Youngbin enlisted in the 27th Division of the Army as an active-duty soldier.

Youngbin enlistment date: March 29, 2022

Youngbin discharge date: September 28, 2023

SF9’s Inseong [discharged]

Inseong was the first member of his group to enlist in the military. He enlisted as a member of the military band.

Inseong enlistment date: March 29, 2022

Inseong discharge date: September 20, 2023

Jaeyoon [serving]

Jaeyoon is born in 1994 and enlisted in 2023.

Jaeyoon enlistment date: March 21, 2023

Jaeyoon discharge date: September 20, 2024

Dawon [not enlisted yet]

Dawon was born in 1995 which means he has about a year left until he must enlist in the military, his enlistment date is yet to be announced.

Dawon enlistment date: sometime in 2023

Dawon discharge date: unknown yet

Zuho [not enlisted yet]

zuho was born in 1996 which means he has about two years left until he must enlist in the military, his enlistment date is yet to be announced too.

Zuho enlistment date: sometime in 2024

Zuho discharge date: unknown yet

Yoo Taeyang [not enlisted yet]

SF9’s Yoo Taeyang is one of the maknae line in the group and he has a lot of time left until he must enlist in the military since he was born in 1997.

SF9’s Yoo Taeyang enlistment date: sometime in 2025

SF9’s Yoo Taeyang discharge date: unknown yet

Hwiyoung [not enlisted yet]

SF9’s Hwiyoung is about the maknae line in the group and he has a lot of time left until he must enlist in the military. He must enlist when he turns 28 years old which will happen some time in 2027.

Hwiyoung enlistment date: sometime in 2027

Hwiyoung discharge date: unknown yet

Chani [not enlisted yet]

Chani is the youngest member of his group. He was born in the year 2000. He becomes 28 years old in 2028 which is about 6 years from now.

Chani enlistment date: sometime in 2028

Chani discharge date: unknown yet

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