Ohio Governor Bob Taft has declared a statewide day of mourning Monday.
Twenty marines from Ohio died in Iraq last week. Five were tri-state men.
In their memory, Cincinnati Mayor Charlie Luken is asking that all flags at city buildings be lowered to half-staff.
Sunday the group support the troops held a benefit concert to gather supplies to send to Iraq. One marine, who has spent two tours in Iraq says the care packages do wonders for morale.