Actor Kim Woo Seok Transferred to Military Service After Recurrence of Illness

Kim Woo Seok's health issues lead to military service transfer; fans await his return.
Actor Kim Woo Seok Transferred To Military Service After Recurrence Of Illness

On Friday, July 5, 2024, Alien Company, the agency representing Kim Woo Seok, announced that the actor would be transferred to a different type of military service due to a relapse of his illness. This decision was made after considering his deteriorating health condition.

Kim Woo Seok’s Military Service Assignment Changed to Public Service

Kim Woo Seok’s health condition has been a significant concern, leading to the announcement that he would continue his military service in the public service field. Previously, he had served as an army soldier for over a year. Unfortunately, his condition worsened, making it impossible for him to continue as an active-duty soldier.

Kim Woo Seok Transfer Announcement

Announcement Regarding Kim Woo Seok’S Transfer To The Military (Instagram.com/Aliencompany_Official) 

Alien Company shared the following statement:

“Hello. This is Alien Company. We would like to inform you about Kim Woo Seok’s transfer to additional military service. Kim Woo Seok, who enlisted as an active-duty soldier in the Army in April 2023, faithfully carried out his military service. However, he suffered from radiculopathy due to a lumbar disc herniation he previously suffered, and continued to receive treatment even during his military service. However, his condition did not improve, and his condition worsened to the point where he was unable to participate in daily life and training. After going through a review process in accordance with military regulations, he was deemed unfit for active duty and was eventually transferred to a social service officer during his active service period. Kim Woo Seok regrets not being able to complete his military service in good health, and plans to do his best for the rest of his military service as soon as he is notified of his military service institution and enlistment date. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by this sudden news. We will focus on Kim Woo Seok’s treatment and rehabilitation and do our best so that he can continue his acting career in the future.”

Kim Woo Seok Began His Military Service in April 2023

Kim Woo Seok enlisted on April 4, 2023, serving as an army soldier alongside MONSTA X’s Minhyuk. They were stationed in Division 5 of Yeoncheon City, Gyeonggi, South Korea. After more than a year of service, his health condition required a transfer to the public service sector. He is expected to be discharged from the military in October 2024.

Kim Woo Seok In Military

Kim Woo Seok (Instagram.com/Matt_Wooseok) 

Kim Woo Seok’s Last Drama Projects Before Enlisting

Before his enlistment, Kim Woo Seok was known for his roles in several popular Korean dramas, such as Love Playlist (2017, 2018), Voice (2018, 2019), Scripting Your Destiny (2021), Rookie Cops (2022), and Military Prosecutor Doberman (2022). His last projects before enlisting included supporting roles in Our Blooming Youth (2023) and a cameo in Delightfully Deceitful (2023).

Kim Woo Seok

Kim Woo Seok (Instagram.com/Matt_Wooseok) 

Kim Woo Seok is a talented actor whose career has been on a steady rise. His fans are eagerly waiting for his return and hope for his quick recovery. Personally, I admire Kim Woo Seok’s dedication and resilience. It’s clear that he has the support of his fans and agency, which is crucial during this challenging time. Let’s all hope for a speedy recovery so he can continue to dazzle us with his acting skills.

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