Originally Posted by frahse
I too went to Jackson. At the time there were essentially 2 Army training Forts.
Jackson and Dix.
Jackson was warmer. Dix colder.
Jackson was also tougher from all reports at the time. (Of course I would agree.)
Although I only have Ft. Jackson to go by, I would believe that. And C-9-2 was one of the toughest at Ft. Jackson. We lived in the sand pits. Evidently the First Sergeant thought he was at Parris Island.