5 Most Talked About Stories This Week on Military.com Gen. John Nicholson renders honors at the weekly memorial service at Camp Resolute Support in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Feb. 26, 2016. Staff Sgt. Tony Coronado/Air Force 8 Aug 2017 Military.com | by Sean Mclain Brown Here are the five most talked about stories this week on Military.com, along with a sampling of reader responses. Trump Puts US Commander in Afghanistan Crosshairs Army Launches Competition for More Powerful Combat Rifle Trump Signs 'Seriously Flawed' Russia Sanctions Bill Military Scrambles for Transgender Policy After Trump Tweets Black Woman Breaks Ground as 1st Captain at West Point -- Sean Mclain Brown can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter at @seanmclainbrown.