The Jakarta Post
WINNER's Lee Seung-hoon is the second member of the South Korean boyband to enlist in the military. (instagram.com/maetamong/File)
Lee Seung-hoon, a member of South Korean group WINNER, will commence military service on Thursday.
Lee revealed the news to his fans on April 12 and asked for their understanding that he had not announced it sooner. “I’ll be healthy and do my best until I return,” wrote Lee, according to Soompi.
Lee will start his service at a military training camp in Nonsan in the province of South Chungcheong, before being assigned to another division.
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He is the second member of the band to enlist in the military after Kim Jin-woo started his service earlier this month.
Founded in 2014 and managed under YG Entertainment, the group released its third album, Remember, alongside a music video of the same name on April 9.
The group held its first concert in Indonesia in November 2018 as part of its world tour, Winner Everywhere Tour. The tour included stops in Japan, Malaysia, China, Canada and the United States. (wir/wng)
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