Captain (CPT) Charles Taylor, copilot, working from the cockpit of an EC-130H Hercules aircraft, prepares to link up his plane with a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for refueling at an altitude of approximately 12,000 feet. Taylor is with the 66th Electronic Combat Wing. The EC-130H"Compass Call"aircraft is based at Sembach Air Base, Germany. Its mission is to provide electronic countermeasures (ECM) to reduce the enemy's capability to wage war