K-Pop, Special, Variety

South Korea to Reduce Military Service

Great news has been released regarding the mandatory military service that affects all males ages 18 and up in South Korea.

The South Korean government has announced the reduction of the mandatory military service that burdens male youth in South Korea. Korea’s Ministry of Defense has announced the following; Navy service will be reduced from 23 to 20, Marine and Army service from 21 to 18 months, social workers 24 to 21, industrial function from 26 to 23 and the Air Force will be 24 to 22 months.

Whereas this reduction may not seem drastic nonetheless it will aid in elevating the burden of mandatory military service. So your favorite idols will have more time to focus on their music careers and not  have worry about being away from us for long!

So, what do you guys think about this change? Is it a step in the right direction or not? Let us know and be sure to follow Sweet Sweet Kpop on Twitter for more updates!

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