It seems that army life might be taking its toll on idol-turned-soldier Song Joong Ki. New photos show the 28-year-old actor at a recent military event looking somewhat tired.
The pictures appeared online today and show the Werewolf Boy star at a graduation ceremony for completing his initial training as a new recruit. Song looks comparatively thinner and is seen with an expression imbued with fatigue and exhaustion, causing many caring fans to worry.
Song Joong Ki started his military service on August 27 and, having quickly caught the attention of senior officials who were impressed with his initial training, was assigned in to the 22nd Division Search Battalion — a particularly tough unit in the Korean army.
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The 22nd Division Search Battalion operates at the forefront of the army’s missions and their wartime objectives usually require deep penetration into enemy territory, hence the training is deemed require the toughest candidates.
He is expected to complete his mandatory South Korean military service on May 26, 2015.