Yunho Completes Military Service

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Yunho Completes Military Service
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Yunho Completes Military Service

Yunho of K-pop duo TVXQ finished his mandatory military service on Thursday.

Hundreds of fans, both local and foreign, and reporters gathered to see Yunho in Yangju, Gyeonggi Province, where he had been carrying out his military duties since July 2015.

Yunho discussed his feelings about being released and thanked his fans for putting their trust in him, as well as his fellow singers for the support they showed him during his service in the military.

Meanwhile, his partner in TVXQ, Max Changmin, will complete his military service in August.

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TVXQ’s Comeback in 2017, Yunho Discharged In Military Service And Will Be Followed By Changmin

TVXQ's Yunho finished his mandatory military service after 21 months. Even the weather is bad, thousands of fans flock outside Yangju's 26th Mechanized Infantry Division to welcome him.

Yunho awarded as the best trainee, selected as a special class soldier and became an honorary citizen of Yangju, Soompi reported. It seems like the singer's experience in military service changed him.

"It feels complicated because it feels as if time had stopped, and now it's starting to tick again," Yunho told the press. The singer also added that he learned a lot from his service, "I can confidently say that army life was a lot of fun. It was a time in which I could put down stories being said about U-Know Yunho and grow as the human being, Jung Yunho."

TVXQ's Yunho talks about performing for the first time since being discharged from his military service
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TVXQ's Yunho talks about performing for the first time since being discharged from his military service

On July 8, TVXQ's Yunho performed for the first time since being discharged from his military service at the 'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR VI IN SEOUL'. 

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Through the loud cheer, Yunho appeared to perform his new song "Drop" for the fans. He also performed some of TVXQ's hit songs such as "Mirotic" alone. After the performances, Yunho introduced himself to the fans, "It's been a long time. I'm nervous. We prepared an amazing concert with many junior and senior artists, are you guys having fun?" He continued, "As I'm performing alone today, I worried a lot. Changmin gave me a call and wished me best to show what I have."

TVXQ's Yunho to greet fans and the press on his military discharge day
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TVXQ's Yunho to greet fans and the press on his military discharge day

On April 18, SM Entertainment stated that TVXQ's Yunho will be greeting fans and the press during his military discharge on April 20 at Yangju city in Gyeonggi Province.

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Standing in front of the masses after two long years, the star will give a short speech to the attendees.  His agency also gave a precaution, "Please expect heavy traffic such as large trucks moving to and from the facility.  We ask that you would please follow proper protocol on d-day while waiting in front of the base."

Yoochun's marriage news affects his military service + fiancee's SNS posts get negative attention
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Yoochun's marriage news affects his military service + fiancee's SNS posts get negative attention

The news of JYJmember Yoochun's impending marriage has caused quite a stir among fans and reporters, and it's affecting his military service.

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On April 13, reporters caught Yoochun leaving his duties as a public service employee in Seoul earlier than expected with some media outlets alleging he came and went within 5 seconds. A rep from the borough office, where Yoochun is fulfilling his military duties, called for the withdrawal of media from the location, stating, "It's a place where employees work, and it's causing discomfort. Yoochun and the other employees need to use the restroom, but it's uncomfortable as there are so many reporters."