Super Junior And ELFs Welcome Kyuhyun Back To Civilian Life With Much Excitement
No more send-offs and military enlistments for Super Junior as we welcome Kyuhyun back!
After nine years, all Super Junior members have now completed their mandatory military services as Kyuhyun returns to civilian life.
The youngest member of the boy group was officially discharged after successfully completing 24-months of military duty as a social service worker on May 7, marking the end of his hiatus to the entertainment industry.
His members celebrated his return with sweet congratulations. Leader Leeteuk posted a photo of the members on the concert stage and captioned it with “Kyuhyun, good job. Now, we have to add one more chair.”
Donghae also lauded his dongsaeng for his hard work in the past two years, adding “Let’s get together now. He’s back.” Meanwhile, Heechul captioned his photo update with Kyuhyun with “Let’s go.”
Yesung also welcomed his younger brother back to civilian life by sharing a photo of Super Junior – K.R.Y. together on his Instagram story.
The Wait is Finally Over: ELFs Celebrate Kyuhyun’s Return
With the hashtag #TheDayWeMeetKYUAgain, ELFs celebrated their maknae‘s return with joyful messages and supportive tweets for him. “I’m so proud of you, baby. Welcome back,” wrote Twitter user @onleesandeul.
ELFs also looked back on the military enlistments they went through in the past years, starting with Kangin in 2010, and celebrated the end of Super Junior members’ mandatory military services.
Twitter user @Is4hyukjae posted a video featuring clips from the boys’ military discharges and wrote, “No more military service. No more goodbye. No more waiting, IT’S OVER ELF!” Another user @teukables wrote “Happy graduation from the army, Super Junior. Nine years! We did it!”
Welcome back Cho Kyuhyun!!!
Happy graduation from army, Super Junior!!! 9 years!!! We did it!!! pic.twitter.com/xT2NWNDHdm
— Yoojin ♡ (@teukables) May 6, 2019
In related news, Kyuhyun will not return to his MC post on Radio Star. Still, fans will see his return on stage through his fan meeting at the Kyung Hee University’s Peace Hall on May 19. He will also take part in the Seoul Jazz Festival at the Olympic Park on May 25 and 26.