July 9, 2013 marks a special date for BTS and their fans. This was the date that the official fandom, ARMY, was founded on. Standing for “Adorable Representative M.C for Youth”, the ARMY is now one of the largest fandoms in the world, known for their love and dedication for BTS as well as their ability to create huge movements and raise money for various causes. The love that BTS has for ARMYs, and vice versa, is truly incredible.
In order to celebrate this special occasion, thousands of ARMYs have taken to social media to share their love, appreciation, and dedication to BTS. Here are 15+ of the most popular tweets.
1. This really is how everyone should think!
It’s our day, ARMY, so remember:
💜 You’re never too old
💜 You’re not too new
💜 You don’t have to know all tracks
💜 You don’t have to buy all merch
💜 You don’t have to be a big acc
— Shesawseesaw⁷ ⟭⟬ 💜 ⟬⟭ (@cypherluscious) July 8, 2020
2. How can anyone not get emotional seeing this?
one of the most emotional and strongest moments in this fandom was when armys surprised bts at wembley by singing forever young. we were all crying and comforting each other #ARMYDAY pic.twitter.com/XoY06gCmSv
— mina⁷ ༄ (@vantektl) July 8, 2020
3. ARMY and BTS are stronger together
” Throw stones at me we don’t care anymore. We are together bulletproof ” 😭😭💜
— 🐋⁷ (@ggukivy) July 8, 2020
4. Who wouldn’t want to be called like this?
— ☾⁷`⁸⁰` (@minitaejins) July 8, 2020
5. BTS fandom is best fandom
happy birthday to the most dedicated, supportive and hardworking fandom in the world. the one who focuses on their favs, the only fandom who knows how streaming and charts work, how to set goal & to achieve it. also the only fandom who have their own fans 💜#ARMYDAY @BTS_twt
— s⁷ (@Ionglivebts) July 8, 2020
6. And it needs everyone in it!
BTS will never be BTS w/o Namjoon
BTS will never be BTS w/o Seokjin
BTS will never be BTS w/o Yoongi
BTS will never be BTS w/o Hoseok
BTS will never be BTS w/o Jimin
BTS will never be BTS w/o Taehyung
BTS will never be BTS w/o Jungkook
BTS will never be BTS w/o ARMYS#ARMYDAY pic.twitter.com/wYPDWtRejA
— koo ⁷ #ARMYDAY (@loveyanochu) July 8, 2020
7. ARMYs are really in this for the long haul, and for good reason
— 𝒑.⁷ (@SOLARlTY) July 8, 2020
8. There’s so much love between the idols and their fans
“Even if I were born again. I would still believe ARMY is the best present in my life.”
— nena °ᴗ° ⁷🎗 (@Yoongi61_5) July 8, 2020
9. Never forget!
“Purple is the last color of the rainbow. Purple means I will trust and love you for a long time.”- Kim Taehyung 161113
— hana⁷❀ ࿐ ˚ . ✦ARMY DAY (@kookiezandmilk) July 8, 2020
10. The ARMY really is more than just a fandom
Happy Army day! One thing that makes me really proud of being a part of this fandom, is how we use our platform to raise awareness and mobilise for so many important causes 💜@OneInAnARMY #ARMYDAY #Happy7thBirthdayARMY#HappyBirthdayArmy#7isBTSARMY#OurPurpleDay pic.twitter.com/kfMCAwv69x
— Maana ⁷ 🐋 (@___Uhgood7) July 8, 2020
11. And the members are so supportive of each other
Happy Birthday Army!
No matter what, always remember that each one of you is precious and important. We hope you only have good days from now on. Keep shining bright. Borahae 💜#ARMYDAY#Happy7thBirthdayARMY#OurPurpleDay#7isBTSARMY#생일축하해_아미@BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/9AJnkRN5EB
— BTS Press ⁷ (@BTSPressData) July 8, 2020
12. That’s true dedication
— ❥⁷ (@Jimnprod) July 8, 2020
13. BTS really brings the world together!
We are everywhere in the world. We may come from different background, have different skin color, age, language, etc. But our love for our boys bind us together! Happy army day! 💜#OurPurpleDay#7ReasonsARMYDay #7isBTSARMY #ARMYDAY#생일축하해_아미#방탄소년단 #BTS @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/QpPLUHLuRY
— EVA🍓 (@sugaforeva) July 8, 2020
14. Fans have a lot to be thankful for!
I’m just going to say thank you BTS for existing and thank you for giving me chance to know these amazing people here. This is not just fandom this is big family with beautiful, talented and kind people. Thank you everyone for everything and Happy Army Day 💜 #ARMYDAY pic.twitter.com/CDNVJCEBqX
— ⟭⟬ Kristína⁷ᴬᴰ² ARSD 📌 (@Krisforyu) July 8, 2020
15. Congratulations, BTS and ARMY!
They are the most followed Korean act on the platform, and also the fastest growing. 🔥🏆 pic.twitter.com/vY3Hwtow86
— K-Charts & Translations⁷ (@charts_k) July 8, 2020