On March 12, Dong Hyun Bae shared photos of him exchanging big hugs with Taeyang via Instagram and stated, "My beloved dongsaeng, be well. I'll be protecting the house. Seeing you brave is making me tear up. Don't be sick and return safely. I love you very much."
On this day, Taeyang enlisted in the Kangwon-do Chulwon 6th Infantry Division's training center.