First of all, don't assume people don't give a fuck.
Secondly not to denounce any veteran but she worked in a mess hall. Did she help out, obviously, but so did the whole country during those times when the entire country needed to work together for the war effort.
Thirdly, this is a music website
Fourth, millions of people have been affected by Houston's music and it's ok to feel sad for more than one death. We are not all so one dimensional.
I could say a lot more but I feel it would just be wasted on you.