319 – Denisha Smith – Part Three – Lakeydra Houston

319 – Denisha Smith – Part Three – Lakeydra Houston

306 – Lakeydra Houston – MST Survivor and Advocate was a show I did in August 2022. (https://oscarmikeradio.com/306-lakeydra-houston-mst-survivor-and-advocate/).

Lakeydra served in the Air Force in Military Police. She is working to bring accountability for Denisha Montgomery Smith’s death.

Military Sexual Trauma is something Lakeydra has experienced personally and understands what servicemebers are experiencing. Working to shed light on the issue, Lakeydra says that leadership’s attitudes must change for permanent change to happen.

You can help by going to https://gofund.me/d2a310a4 and getting involved. Share this story, write a letter, and remember #IAMDENISHAMONTGOMERYSMITH



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317 – Denisha Smith – Part One – Lindsey Knapp

317 – Denisha Smith – Part One – Lindsey Knapp

Lindsey Knapp served in the Army and got out to become a sexual trauma victim advocate. She talks with me about her story from transitioning from military service to becoming an attorney to now working on sexual assault cases.

Currently, Lindsey is the Executive Director of Combat Sexual Assault, a nonprofit organization that empowers survivors of Military Sexual Trauma by overcoming barriers to obtaining justice. Source (LinkedIn).

Lindsey told me how she was fired from the Army for demanding accountability. (https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/army-rape-trial-special-forces-fort-bragg-1277246/)

According to Lindsey, Denisha’s case is not unusual. The similarities between Vanessa Guillen’s case and Denisha’s show that there is a playbook that certain units in the Army follow to avoid scrutiny and oversight. The only difference is that Denisha sent her family a 13-minute video detailing an assault before she died.

I learned a lot about this case and about how different military and civilian employers handle sexual assault cases.

You can help by going to https://combatsexualassault.org/ and getting involved. Share this story, write a letter, and remember #IAMDENISHAMONTGOMERYSMITH


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