For the first time in the history of the guard at Buckingham Palace headed woman
MOSCOW, June 26 — RIA Novosti. The captain of the army of Canada Megan kuto became the first woman in history to which was entrusted the command of the guard, guarding the residence of the British Queen at Buckingham Palace.
In Canada, the 24-year-old kuto commanded a battalion of the regiment of light infantry Princess Patricia. Her unit arrived in the UK in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the formation of the dominion of Canada within the British Empire.
Before to carry out its soldiers from Wellington barracks to Buckingham Palace, a female captain said, not very worried.
“We have been practicing … I just need to focus on how to bring the right team”, — quotes the words kuto, the newspaper Independent.
The changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the most popular spectacles in London, which oversees many tourists.