Coast Guardsman found guilty, sentenced for wrongful sexual contact

Coast Guardsman found guilty, sentenced for wrongful sexual contact
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guardsman was convicted Thursday and sentenced Friday during a special court-martial held in Norfolk, Va. Chief Petty Officer Joe H. Carter, 39, was sentenced to one month confinement, reduction to E-4 and a letter of reprimand. Based on the conviction and sentencing, the Coast Guard will pursue an administrative discharge of Carter. Carter was convicted under the Uniform...

Coast Guardsman charged with sexually related misconduct faces court-martial

Coast Guardsman charged with sexually related misconduct faces court-martial
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guardsman charged with sexually related misconduct will face a special court-martial scheduled to begin Tuesday in Norfolk, Va. Chief Petty Officer Joe H. Carter, 39, is charged with Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice for the wrongful sexual contact with one enlisted female Coast Guard member. In addition, Carter is charged with: Article 92 –  Failure...