U.S. consulate comes to Spangdahlem

As part of his tour of Spangdahlem, James Herman, U.S. Consulate General of Germany, took part in a familiarization flight.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Casey Watts, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot, conducts pre-flight checks at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 29, 2018. As part of his tour of Spangdahlem, James Herman, U.S. Consulate General of Germany, took part in a familiarization flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Herman is the Ambassador's representative to the German states of Hessen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Baden-Württemberg, and Saarland.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Casey Watts, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot, assists James Herman, U.S. Consulate General of Germany, secure himself into an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 29, 2018. Herman is the Ambassador's representative to the German states of Hessen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Baden-Württemberg, and Saarland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Herman leads the largest U.S. consulate in the world.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Casey Watts, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot and James Herman, U.S. Consulate General of Germany, prepare for take off in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 29, 2018. Herman leads the largest U.S. consulate in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Familiarization flights allow participants to become familiar with how the flight process works.

James Herman, center, U.S. Consulate General of Germany, prepares for a familiarization flight with the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, May 29, 2018. Familiarization flights allow participants to become familiar with how the flight process works. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --