His present-day voiceover, of course, was less happy: "When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you? What do you become then?"
But was she really taken from him?
In this exclusive sneak peek of the next episode (premiering Thursday at 9/8c on CBS), Reese's "one person," Jessica, pops back into his life — and it looks like he did the leaving.
"I didn't know you were back from over there," she says. "Where's your uniform?"
Dang, what kind of lies did he tell her?
Check out the clip below: