On Tuesday, K-pop superstar Jin entered the camp in front of the frontline to begin his military service. Over the weekend, hundreds of reporters from the domestic and foreign media are waiting outside to cover the news, writes Yonhap News Agency.
The 30-year-old is the first boy band to join the military. Five other members RM, Suga, Jimin, J-hope, V and Jungkook are also going to join the military, according to the bands agency Big Hit Music.
The vocalist, in a car not farewelling, entered the Army training centre in Yeoncheon, 60 km north of Seoul. Hundreds of staff from military, police, firefighting and local government, and media packed an intersection in front of the boot camp, respectively. In order to manage safety and for news coverage, on some occasions he was enlisted.
Placards reading We welcome the enlistment of BTS Kim Seok-jin and all other military personnel and balloons were hung there. Kim Seok-jin is Jins original Korean name. Jins vehicle passed the main gate around 6:00. Six other music fans and staff members went together in six black minivans to see him off.
He headed directly towards the camp’s headquarters without getting out of the car or sticking his head out of the window. The authorities operated a situation room near the training center. As it arrived, there were a lot of fans and journalists expected to gather with around 300 people gathered for help on standby, so that none of the cases of possible accidents from happening – without a train ride. Ambulances were also ready in case of emergency.
The singer contacted Weverse early in the morning to say goodbye to his fans. She wrote a line to describe the character of the same name in a popular online game, League of Legends. I always want to say that when I go to the military, he said.
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