Retired Army Sgt. Ryan Dickinson, of Ronkonkoma, murdered at Fort Hood

A soldier is charged in connection with the killing of a veteran from Ronkonkoma. Retired Army Sgt. Ryan Dickinson, 26, of Ronkonkoma, was killed early

Heather Dickinson and her husband Specialist Ryan Dickinson at MacArthur Airport after his arrival to Long Island after 15 months in Iraq. (March 15, 2009)

Heather Dickinson and her husband Specialist Ryan Dickinson at MacArthur Airport after his arrival to Long Island after 15 months in Iraq. (March 15, 2009) (9/3/13)

RONKONKOMA - A soldier is charged in connection with the killing of a veteran from Ronkonkoma.

Retired Army Sgt. Ryan Dickinson, 26, of Ronkonkoma, was killed early Sunday morning at Fort Hood in Texas.

Sgt. Brett Marvin Wessel is being held in connection with Dickinson’s death. The Army is not releasing many other details.

Dickinson's mother says her son suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Iraq and was given medical release.

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