We've had a close relationship with the US since WW2 this is only a natural progression of our close alliance. Quite frankly I'm surprised it
hasn't happened years ago, considering Australia's strategic postion.
There will be as in any democracy, detractors of this proposition, but I'm very sure the majority of Australians would welcome the presence of US
Living in Sydney most of the time it is amazing to see the public turnout to have a look at a US carrier and her support ships. Unfortunately the wait
is so long I haven't had the opportunity to go aboard one.