It was previously reported that EXO‘s D.O. will be enlisting in the military in less than two months. SM Entertainment spoke up to officially confirm that he will be enlisting on July 1.
D.O. will be enlisting as a soldier in a little over a month. He expressed his desire to serve his country as soon as possible, and his members and company decided to accept his request after a long discussion.
SM clarified that his enlistment will be kept private in accordance with D.O.’s request, and no special event will be held on that day to celebrate his enlistment.
D.O. received his enlistment notice for July 1, so he will dutifully enlist as active duty.
After Xiumin enlisted on May 7 and became the first EXO member to serve, D.O. expressed that he wishes to fulfill his military duties as soon as possible. So after a thorough discussion with the members and the company, he decided to apply.
He wishes to enlist quietly, so we will not be announcing the time and location of his enlistment. We will also not be holding any events either.
— SM Entertainment
D.O. also wrote a handwritten letter to his fans explaining his decision and plans for the military.