The Army in Korea...? i have noticed that many kpopers go to the army, and wanted to know do all men must join the army or is there exceptions? how many years do they join for? what is the system?
Aug 11, 2012 6:12 PM
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It is mandatory for all men. However, the system is getting much more lax than it was 20 years ago. The room for medical waivers is getting larger and with the US military realigning back to CONUS stations the need for KATUSA soldiers has also decreased. My best buddy in the Army was KATUSA so I know how the system works.


August 13, 2012

no it's only for men

August 13, 2012

it's a mandatory conscription for all korean men (and women i think) to do 2 years minimum service. usually it when they leave high school and before uni. 

August 12, 2012
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