Is this a joke?

The Army is apparently mandating that workers at Walter Reed be subjected to sessions with Disney cartoons:

Fifty medical workers — doctors, nurses, therapists and administrators among them — sat in a room at gazing at a slide of Donald Duck on a screen….

A year after a scandal erupted over the long-term treatment of soldiers at the hospital, the Army has turned to Disney for help. “Service, Disney Style” is newly required for all military and other government employees at Walter Reed.

Bonus flashback bits after the jump.

Here’s Disney urging the purchase of (Canadian) war bonds during WWII:


And here are some stills of Nazi scientist Heinz Harber, hosting Disney’s “Our Friend the Atom“:

Our Friends the Atom

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