TVXQ Yunho Named “Special Warrior” of Republic of Korea Army

Yunho shows exceptional skills while serving in the Korean Army

Kpop India

A proud moment for Cassiopea! TVXQ’s Yunho, more popularly known by his stage name as U-Know Yunho has been conferred upon with the status of a ‘Special Warrior.’

The singer, dancer and actor has added yet another feather to his cap, and this time its  in the Korean Military. The artist has been serving in the Korean army for his mandatory military enlistment since July last year.

On May 10th, the a picture was tweeted of Yunho with the commander of the 26th division, Shin Inho presenting him with the award certificate for showing outstanding skills in all areas pertaining to shooting, combat technique, front line duty and great mental and physical strength (basic and combat). Hence, he has been deployed in the Special Forces in the Korean military!

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To attain the title of Special Warrior, a soldier must show exemplary skills starting from shooting with 90% accuracy in random combat, great physical strength for combat that involves a 10 km march in full gear (25 kg) and running 5 km in independent armor (15 kg). Also it is mandatory to score 90 points and higher on mental strength (written test). It might be mentioned here too that the Special Warrior award is bestowed to only 1% of the ROK Ground Forces.

On becoming the soldier of soldiers ‘Special Warrior Yunho’ is now entitled to get four to five days bonus leaves in addition to getting faster promotion and being selected for more honorable selections.

Congratulations Yunho!


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