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Strike Eagles return to nest following Hurricane Matthew

A crew of Airmen from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight drive onto the flightline through flood waters caused by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. According to the National Weather Service, the Neuse River, located just outside the base perimeter, crested at a new record stage of 29.09 feet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

A crew of Airmen from the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron munitions flight drive onto the flightline through flood waters caused by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. According to the National Weather Service, the Neuse River, located just outside the base perimeter, crested at a new record stage of 29.09 feet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Fighter Squadron lands on the runway, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. More than 40 Strike Eagles were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, ahead of Hurricane Matthew to avoid potential damage from severe weather associated with the storm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Fighter Squadron lands on the runway, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. More than 40 Strike Eagles were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, ahead of Hurricane Matthew to avoid potential damage from severe weather associated with the storm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Fighter Squadron lands on the runway, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. More than 40 Strike Eagles were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, ahead of Hurricane Matthew to avoid potential damage from severe weather associated with the storm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 336th Fighter Squadron lands on the runway, Oct. 11, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. More than 40 Strike Eagles were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, ahead of Hurricane Matthew to avoid potential damage from severe weather associated with the storm. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittain Crolley)

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. --