December 4, 1996

1996:    At Hill AFB an F-16 Fighting Falcon logs the five millionth hour of flying time for the F-16 fleet. Captain Kurt Gallegos of the West Coast F-16 Demonstration Team flies the Falcon. Major Mike Brill, a 419th Fighter Wing pilot, receives an award for having more F-16 hours (3,700) than any pilot in the world.