Super Bowl XXXV

Super Bowl XXXV was an American football game between the American Football Conference champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League champion for the 2000 season. The Ravens defeated the Giants by a score of 34–7, tied for the seventh largest Super Bowl margin of victory with Super Bowl XXXVII; the game was played on January 2001 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The Ravens, who posted a 12–4 regular season record, became the third wild card team to win the Super Bowl and the second in four years; the city of Baltimore had its first Super Bowl title since the Baltimore Colts' triumph thirty years prior and became the first city to win major professional football championships with four franchises, the others being the Colts, the 1985 Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League and the 1995 Baltimore Stallions of the Canadian Football League. The Giants entered the game seeking to go 3–0 in Super Bowls after finishing the regular season with a 12–4 record.

Baltimore allowed only 152 yards of offense by New York, recorded 4 sacks, forced 5 turnovers. All 16 of the Giants' possessions ended with punts or interceptions, with the exception of the last one, which ended when time expired in the game. New York's lone touchdown, a 97-yard kickoff return, was answered by Baltimore on an 84-yard touchdown return on the ensuing kickoff; the Giants became the first team since the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII not to score an offensive touchdown and the fifth overall Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis, who made 3 solo tackles, 2 assists, blocked 4 passes, was named Super Bowl MVP. Counting the 1958 and 1959 NFL Championship Games, this is the fourth title game that involved teams from Baltimore and New York, the first such matchup since Super Bowl III, in which the Jets upset the heavily-favored Colts. NFL owners awarded Super Bowl XXXV to Tampa during their 1996 meeting in New Orleans. Tampa became the fourth metropolitan area to host the game at least three times, joining New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Other cities under consideration at the meeting were Miami and Los Angeles. Owners planned on selecting only two hosts, but decided to name three after strong showings by the respective delegations. Tampa was promised a Super Bowl after committing to the construction of a new stadium. Miami and Tampa were selected to host XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV, respectively; the Ravens entered the game with the second-best defense in allowing yards in the league, with the fewest points allowed and the fewest rushing yards allowed during the regular season. At the time, they were the only team to hold the opposition to under 1,000 yards rushing in a season since the NFL adopted a 16-game schedule in 1978. Baltimore's 165 points allowed broke the record set by the 1986 Chicago Bears, who had given up 187 points; the Ravens' defense had held their opponents to 10 or fewer points in 11 games, including four shutouts. The defense was led by a trio of outstanding linebackers: Peter Boulware, Jamie Sharper, Ray Lewis. During the regular season, Boulware recorded 7 sacks, while Sharper forced 5 fumbles and made one interception.

Lewis was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by recording 3 sacks, making 138 tackles, intercepting 2 passes. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Sam Adams and veteran Tony Siragusa anchored the defensive line, along with defensive ends Rob Burnett and Pro Bowler Michael McCrary. Baltimore had an outstanding corps of defensive backs led by Pro Bowl veteran safety Rod Woodson, who along with Kim Herring, Duane Starks, Chris McAlister combined for 17 interceptions. On offense, the Ravens' main strength was led by rookie Jamal Lewis and Priest Holmes. Tight end Shannon Sharpe recorded 67 receptions for 810 yards and 5 touchdowns. Receiver Qadry Ismail added 49 receptions for four touchdowns; the offensive line was anchored by tackle Jonathan Ogden, named to the Pro Bowl for the 4th consecutive season. On special teams, Jermaine Lewis ranked second in the NFL with 36 punt returns for 578 yards and two touchdowns, while catching 19 passes for 161 yards and another score. Kicker Matt Stover led the NFL in field goals made and attempted, while ranking 7th in field goal percentage and second in scoring.

However, the Baltimore offense was mediocre, ranking only 13th in the league in scoring, 16th in total yards, 23rd in passing yards. The team had a lot of trouble scoring, at one point they went through five games without scoring an offensive touchdown, but they managed to regroup, as head coach Brian Billick forbade anyone to use the "P-word" until the team played in it. The Ravens' outspoken defensive lineman, Tony Siragusa, did utter the word "playoffs" on two separate occasions and was fined, albeit a measly sum of $500. Since the fine were symbolic and playful, Billick explained himself by saying, "He got a $400 fine for doing it on national television and $100 for doing it on his radio show; the reason being because no one

New Zealand Force South East Asia

New Zealand Force South East Asia comprised the elements of the Royal New Zealand Navy, New Zealand Army and Royal New Zealand Air Force. Much of the New Zealand military left Singapore as part of operation Kupe in 1989, leaving behind a residual Defence Support Unit. Although New Zealand has had a military presence in South East Asia for most of the post WWII period, it was not until the disestablishment of the ANZUK Force in 1974, comprising Australian, New Zealand and United Kingdom military personnel, that New Zealand established a self-supporting national presence in the region. Formally established on 30 January 1974, NZFORSEA was under the direct command of Ministry of Defence in New Zealand. Although NZFORSEA was based in Singapore, its normal area of operation, the territories of Malaysia and Singapore, was identical with its predecessor, the ANZUK Force; the ANZUK Force operated under the 1971 Five Power Defence Arrangements between Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Malaysia.

This arrangement provided the framework for NZ FORSEA whose primary role was defined to be: Promote stability in the area. Enhance New Zealand's political and diplomatic influence in the region. Assist the development of the Armed Forces of countries in the area. Implement the Mutual Assistance Programme, where the force provided assistance and conducted exercises with armed forces of countries in the area those of Singapore and Malaysia. With the Headquarters sited at the Stores Basin area adjacent to the current Sembawang Naval Basin, This was the last major foreign military presence based in Singapore. Total military strength at the time stood at 850 with some 700 dependants. NZFORSEA took over many of British married quarters and welfare facilities at Nee Soon and Woodlands. NZFORSEA was required to provide its own logistical support as well as a number of services to United Kingdom and Australian forces and comprised the following units during it existence: HQ NZFORSEA was a Tri-service Headquarters unit, commanded by a Brigadier equivalent and provided a headquarters with a nucleus of staff officers and support staff, including Personnel Branch Operations Branch Finance Branch Support Branch Education Section, Photographic Section, Communications Centre, Pass Issue Office.

NZ Installation Auxiliary Police UnitThe Installations Auxiliary Police Force was a small police force, staffed by Singaporeans but commanded by an NZ officer to provide security to the whole area. Legal Services Office. Australian New Zealand Military Intelligence Staff Although no Royal New Zealand Navy vessels were permanently based at Singapore, there were frequent deployments of RNZN vessels and a good number of individual RNZN personnel were posted to all of the NZFORSEA units Based at Dieppe Barracks, 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment was a light infantry battalion with a long history in South East Asia, Originally deployed to South East Asia in 1957, the battalion was first based at Taiping and Terendak in Malaysia, Nee Soon Camp and Dieppe Barracks in Singapore. In its 32-year history serving in South East Asia, the Battalion had been involved in the Malayan Emergency 1950–1960, the Indonesia–Malaysia Confrontation1963–66 and the Vietnam War 1967–1971. NZ Transport Squadron was responsible for providing Movements and Transport support the NZFORSEA units.

Created as E Platoon 10 Transport Coy, Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps in April 1974 at Dieppe Barracks. In October 1974 it was unofficially renamed 18 Transport Company, RNZASC and relocated to the Naval Base. In May 1979 it was renamed NZ Transport Squadron Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport From 1974 to 1989 the Royal New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps maintained the New Zealand Advanced Ordnance Depot in Singapore in order to provide Ordnance services to NZFORSEA units. Formed on 1 September 1975, NZ Work Services Unit primary responsibility was the maintenance and repair of all NZFORSEA buildings and real estate. Located at the former Royal Navy Medical Centre Woodlands, the NZ Force hospital provided medical care for NZ servicemen, NZ Civilian staff and members of visiting forces. Formed on 1 May 1974, the NZ Dental Unit provided Dental Services to NZ servicemen, NZ Civilian staff and members of visiting forces. A Tri-Service platoon sized unit, The NZ MP unit provided policing support to NZFORSEA.

A Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers unit, NZ Workshop was established at Kangaw Barracks on 1 October 1974 when the ANZUK Workshop was split into the 28 UK Bde Spt Workshop and NZ workshop NZFORSEA. Progressively moving into the former Royal Navy Workshop at the Naval Base as Royal Navy withdrew; as much as possible the NZ Workshop provided services on par with a New Zealand RNZEME Workshop, including. From 1971 a flight equipped with Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopters joined 41 Squadron. In December 1977 41 Squadron returned to New Zealand and disbanded during December 1977. Following the disbandment of the unit, its Iroquois aircraft remained in Singapore as Support Unit Singapore. Support Unit Singapore, renamed No. 141 Flight RNZAF in 1985 to recognise its 41 Squadron origins. This flight was disbanded in 1989, ending the permanent presence of RNZAF units in So

Penn Lake Park, Pennsylvania

Penn Lake Park is a borough in Luzerne County, United States. The population was 308 at the 2010 census; the community was founded in 1938, after ice salesman Albert Lewis used the lake to chip out his product. In 1946, Harry and Mary Goeringer bought the lake — and the 800 acres around it — from Lewis, they built a house by the lake. It became a borough in 1976, when Penn Lake Park applied for a state grant because the lake’s dam needed a major repair. Penn Lake Park is located at 41°06′54″N 75°46′12″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles, of which 1.5 square miles is land and 0.08 square miles, or 5.05%, is water. Penn Lake Park is located 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre; as of the census of 2000, there were 269 people, 118 households, 84 families residing in the borough. The population density was 137.5 people per square mile. There were 222 housing units at an average density of 113.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 98.88 % 1.12 % from other races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population. There were 118 households, out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals, 9.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.67. In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males. The median income for a household in the borough was $45,139, the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $29,018 versus $26,000 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $20,437. About 5.7% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 20.8% of those sixty five or over.

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