National Guard units were activated in several East Coast states over the weekend to help with the relief effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
North Carolina Army National Guardsmen and local emergency services assist with evacuation efforts in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Oct. 8, 2016. Heavy rains caused by Hurricane Matthew have led to flooding as high as five feet in some areas.
(U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Shaw, 382nd Public Affairs Detachment)