New Book

Jakia Lindley

Author, military veteran, and survivor.

Read Lindley’s new book:
War at Home: A Call to Reform the Military Justice System and to Give Voice to the Ones Who Need to
Break the Silence, Destroy the Stigma and End the Cycle of Abuse

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Jakia Lindley

Jakia Lindley

About the author

Jakia Lindley was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Canton, Ohio—birthplace of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. She studied criminal justice and psychology at the American Military University before switching her focus to business management. She began writing her debut memoir shortly after witnessing fellow brothers- and sisters-in-arms repeatedly report as missing.

War At Home

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Trauma from abuse can crush your spirit unless you confront your enemies. After years of stuffing my emotions, putting on a happy face, and enduring hardship like a good Airman and devoted wife, I realized I needed to stand toe-to-toe against my foes. I needed to fight back.

War At Home



I would just like to say that I am a survivor of domestic violence and harassment that exacerbated my PTSD. My unit sought to discredit and dismiss my trauma. I sought mental health and...

Anonymous (United States Air Force)

I joined, the United States Air Force, three years ago with the intention of staying in for a full 20 or more years. Graduating from Basic Training, I was so excited to begin my journey...

Mark P.

I met Jakia at her first duty station. When we were first introduced, her and “SJ” were in a relationship (but not married). Eventually, I got to know “SJ” after they got married. Kia and...

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Anne V. (DoD Employee)

Mrs. Lindley is brutally and fearlessly honest in her new book, War at Home. While you can feel her pain and will most definitely cry with her—but you also cheer her on, as you sense her...

Dr. Kang, Hyungbum, LCSW

War at Home is not a story of common battles, but instead a spiritual heroine's journey and tale to help people win their own battles in life. This book is something that you'll want to...

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