Canadian officer is first woman to lead Changing of the Guard

(CNN)A Canadian soldier, Megan Couto, has actually ended up being the very first lady to lead the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

“It is simply another day on the task,” Couto informed press reporters prior to event. “But it is a quite unique one for me.”

Canada is among 15 Commonwealth nations where Queen Elizabeth is the president. Couto and her system, the Second Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, is acting as the Queen’s Guard in honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary.