SHINee's Onew completes military service

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SHINee's Onew completes military service

Boy band SHINee’s leader Onew.[ILGAN SPORTS]

Boy band SHINee’s leader Onew.[ILGAN SPORTS]

Onew from boy band SHINee was discharged from the military on Monday after finishing his mandatory military service.
 
"I finished my military service on July 20, 2020, and was discharged from the military," Onew said in a voice message posted on SHINee's official website on Monday.
 
He thanked SHINee’s fan club SHINee World for their support and showed his regret for not being able to meet them in person.
 
Onew joined the military on December 10, 2018, and has been serving as a member of a military band, appearing in the Army’s creative musicals "Shinheung Military Academy" and "The Return." Onew went on leave on July 8 and was discharged from the military without returning, under protocol to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
 
"As much as you've waited, I'll try my best to come back with a better look than now," Onew said. "Please wait a bit more and let's meet soon.”
 
Onew, the first member of SHINee to complete his military service, is expected to make a quick return, raising anticipations among global fans.
 
BY KIM YEON-AH [kim.yeonah@joongang.co.kr]

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