Jang Geun Suk Quietly Enlists In Military

Actor Jang Geun Suk has enlisted in the military.

A source at the Military Manpower Administration stated, “In the case that someone is set to do alternate form of service due to having a mental illness, they do not enter the training center, but instead enters the Military Manpower Association’s Social Service Training Center, following the regulations that they are exempt from the basic military training.

“Jang Geun Suk, who was determined to be a level 4 soldier due to having bipolar disorder, will enter the Military Manpower Association’s Social Service Training Center located in Boeun County in North Chungcheong Province and leave after five days of the basic public service training.”

After Jang Geun Suk receives his basic training at the Military Manpower Association’s Social Service Training Center, he will begin working as a public service worker.

Jang Geun Suk’s agency stated, “Jang Geun Suk was determined to be a level 4 soldier due to having bipolar disorder when undergoing the physical examination from the Military Manpower Administration. He will begin his military duties when enlisting on July 16. Following this, he plans on being a public service worker for two years.”

He further explained his situation regarding his disorder in a previous statement.

Jang Geun Suk is set to be discharged from the military on July 15, 2020.

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