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These Five Popular K-Pop Idols Will Be Discharged From The Army In 2022

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Dec 22, 2021 05:08 AM EST
EXO's Chanyeol

Nothing beats the excitement that K-Pop fans feel when their beloved idol finally gets discharged from the military. No one can blame them, though, as the mandatory military service in South Korea spans about two years.

In this article, we listed five popular K-Pop idols who are scheduled to be discharged from the military this 2022. 

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#1 EXO's Suho

Following EXO members Xiumin and D.O, Suho is the third member to enlist in the military. Suho entered the military in May 2020 and is serving as a public service worker. The EXO leader is scheduled to be discharged in February of next year.

READ: EXO's Suho Back From The Military Within 100 Days, EXO-Ls Make #SuHomecoming Trend & More! 

#2 Zico

Zico enlisted in the military quietly in July 2020 and became the fourth BLOCK B member to do so. The "Any Song" singer is currently serving as a social service agent until his discharge on April 2022. Prior to his enlistment, he gifted his fans the album "RANDOM BOX."

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#3 EXO's Chen

EXO's Chen has been serving as an active soldier since his enlistment in October 2020. The EXO main vocalist released his song "Hello" prior to rendering his service. Recently, it was announced that Chen is expecting his second child. He will be discharged in April 2022.

READ: EXO's Chen's Wife Is Pregnant With Their Second Child!

#4 EXO's Chanyeol

The EXO rapper joined the military in March this year. Chanyeol is the fifth EXO member to enlist as part of his mandatory duty as a Korean citizen. EXO's Chanyeol will be discharged in September 2022.

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#5 SHINee's Taemin

The SHINee maknae made his enlistment in May this year and is the last member to do so. Taemin is currently serving in the military band and is scheduled to be discharged in November 2022.

READ: SHINee's Taemin Updates Netizens & Shawols On Military Life And More!

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