SM Entertainment has provided details on Yunho’s active service duty assignment and updated fans on his ongoing military training.
On August 31st, the agency detailed that after fulfilling his basic military training, Yunho has been assigned to join the 26th Mechanised Infantry Division Military Band. It was also stated that as finished his five weeks of basic military training in Yangju, the singer was also elected as one of the best recruits during their ceremony last week.
After entering last July 21st, Yunho will be completing his training as an active duty solider in the next 21 months.
After first denying the rumored date of Yunho’s military enlistment date in initial reports, SM Entertainment has confirmed and revealed the actual date.
Member of popular idol group duo TVXQ, Yunho (29) will be officially bidding farewell to fans on July 21st. This was confirmed by his agency on June 9th after initial reports shared a date of July 6th.
Yunho will be enlisting as an active soldier following his training though the name of the camp was not disclosed. According to a tweet left by SM Entertainment, “TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho will enlist on July 21st. Due to his wishes to quietly enlist, his enlistment date and time will not be published. We would like to sincerely thank you for your continued support and love for U-Know Yunho!”
He first made his debut as the leader of the five-member group TVXQ in 2004 and has since then enjoyed high popularity both in South Korea and overseas as well, particularly Japan.
On June 13th and 14th, TVXQ will be holding their encore and final concert as a duo at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul, and Yunho is slated to release his first Japanese solo mini-album in early July (8th) as well.