Thomas E Thurmond


How does your men's team help you live a better life? In other words ... what keeps you coming back week over week?

My men hold me accountable for the things I declare I want to be about. They also pull arrows out of me when I am wounded.

Why did you join MDI?

I found a place where there were men who keep their word and I can trust. They became my brothers.

Is there any special moment or story about your men's team and MDI that stands out to you, that makes you smile proudly?

My team made numerous trips to Pearlington, Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina to help a community get back on its feet. No ego, just service. I’m very proud that if you go to Pearlington today and wear a Dog Soldier T-shirt, they treat you like family.

Is there an area in your life, that you've completely transformed with your men's team?

I believe they have helped me become a mature, masculine leader.

What would you say to a new man who is considering joining an MDI men's team?

We are just like you and we are men you can trust.

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