Ron and Eric in Front of Croatian Embassy on Massachusetts Ave in Washington DC - October 2013
Back Row from Left to Right: Ed Pazo, Bill Vergot, Charles Stefanac, Bernie Luketich, Josko Paro,
Vice Skracic, Mijo Radocaj, Frank Jerbich, John Kraljic, Michael Stempihar, Tony Dizdar,
Front Row: Tom Steich, Steve Rukavina, Joe Rukavina, Franjo Bertovic, Zvonko Labas,
Anne Pavlich, Marie McGuckin and Martina Tenko (June 2012).
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USA Vice President Joe Biden, His Wife Dr Jill Biden (far right), Diane & Steve Rukavina - Dec 2011
Picture of Steve with President Barack Obama - December 2009
Kardinal Puljic and Senator Mark Begich (Both in the Middle) - Nov 2011.
CFU Secretary-Treasurer Ed Pazo, Embassy Defense Attache General Mate Paden, CFU VP Bernadette Luketich-Sikaras,
and Croatian Embassy DCM Vice Skracic - 2011?.
NFCA Delegation With Pres Ivo Josipovic and Amb Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic - May 2011.
Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan with Croatian Amb Kolinda-Grabar-Kitarovic - April 2011.
US State Dept Lobby: Joe Foley, Steve Rukavina, Jelena Rudella, John Kraljic, Mario Spalatin,
new Croatia Desk Officer Nicola Verona, and Zvonko Labas - Nov 2010.
National Security Council Staff Meeting at the White House - Nov 2010.
At U.N. Paul Tonsetic-Kunder, Croatian Pres Ivo Josipovic, Zvonko Labas and John Kraljic- Oct 2010
The NFCA's Steve Rukavina, Mario Spalatin, and Zvonko Labas at the White House -2010.
Capitol Hill Reception. Zvonko, Mark, Kolinda and Steve - July 2010
17th Meeting Pittsburgh (Monroeville), Pa - May 2010
NFCA Reception Pittsburgh (Mt Washington), Pa.
Left to right: Steve Herforth, Peter Karlovich, Tony Butala, Amb Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Dario Mihelin (Croatian Embassy) - May 2010
Newly elected Executive Board for the NFCA. Left to Right:
Bill Vergot, Jim Kresnik, Steve Rukavina, John Kraljic, Tom Steich, Frank
Jerbich, and Joe Birch and Ed Andrus - June 2009
NFCA delegation attending NSC/White House meeting outside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building - June 2009
Steve Rukavina, Tom Begich and Nenad Bach. Three fun guys, we wish we could of been there having a beer with them - January 2009.
President Bush signs NATO Accession Protocols, with Ambassador Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia,
Ambassador Aleksander Sallabanda of Albania and NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer looking on - October 2008.
Croatian Embassy reception after NATO Treaty signing. Left to Right are: NFCA Government Relations Director Joe Foley,
NFCA member Marie McGuckin, CFU/NFCA Vice President Joe Brigich, Ambassador Grabar-Kitarovic, CFU/NFCA member Frank Jerbich,
Honorary Consul from Kansas City Dr. Judy Vogelsang, and long time NFCA President Edward Andrus - Oct 2008.