The commander of the Massachusetts National Guard has resigned, six months after a woman accused him of rape nearly 30 years ago.
The former Army soldier who claims she was raped by Joseph Carter, who rose to become the leader of the Massachusetts National Guard, is back in Massachusetts fighting to see that justice is served.
Major General Scott Rice’s appointment comes less than one week after the I-Team revealed General Joseph Carter is under investigation for rape.
The U.S. Army is declining to confirm statements by state officials that it is investigating allegations that the head of the Massachusetts National Guard raped a subordinate in Florida nearly 30 years ago.
A man who was with General Joseph Carter on the night in question tells the I-Team he remembers Pelletier, but can’t discuss the case because he’s been questioned by federal investigators.
The commander of the Massachusetts National Guard has been placed on leave by Gov. Deval Patrick because a woman has accused him of rape nearly 30 years ago.