- JBL was the guy who thought of the annual WWE Tribute to the Troops, lobbying until Vince McMahon accepted the idea.
- In Tribute to the Troops 2012, this was finally acknowledged.
- His induction speech for Heterosexual Life Partner Ron Simmons at the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame.
- For an in-character moment: his Cabinet encouraging him before his title defense against Booker T, Eddie Guerrero and The Undertaker at WWE Armageddon 2004. In return, JBL showed true gratefulness, especially to Orlando Jordan.
Orlando Jordan: "Champ ... you've got this one, man."