G-Dragon Cannot Be Promoted In The Military Due To Too Many Missed Days

He spent approximately 40 days on sick leave alone.

G-Dragon enlisted in the military on April 5, 2018, and is now in his 11th month serving in the army. However, he still holds the title of “private first class”.

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According to the Korean military regulations, soldiers earn titles in accordance with the period of their service: 3 months (private) – 7 months (private first class) – 7 months (corporal) – 3 months (sergeant). As a result, soldiers who enlisted at the same time as G-Dragon have been promoted to “corporal” status while G-Dragon still remains a “private first class”.

 

According to a military affiliate, G-Dragon was most likely omitted from the promotion because he was unable to pass the promotion evaluation.

Those who are omitted from promotions are those who have received a total score of less than 70% on the promotion evaluation, an unsatisfactory military life score and/or an unsatisfactory evaluation from the judging committee.

 

It is assumed G-Dragon’s omission from the promotion was a result of his frequent leave.

As of February 26, G-Dragon has been in service for a total of 364 days but he spent approximately 100 of those days outside of his unit, meaning he spent 1/3 of his military service outside of his unit (including the military hospital).

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Photo taken in October 2018 at a pension run by his parents. (Source: SNS)

 

G-Dragon used over 50 days on annual leave and sick leave, the maximum number of days that can be spent in a year. He also spent approximately 40 days in the military hospital receiving treatment.

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Meanwhile, the “White Skull Division” was unable to reveal any further details.

It is true that (G-Dragon) is currently a private first class. However, we cannot answer questions about his personal information.

ㅡ White Skull Division

Source: Dispatch
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