This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
The following is based is based on some working code (you can switch over to using the jstl tag instead of logic). In this case I would have a Collection of objects on my form with the method getItemValues(). My display action would be responsible for retrieving the list from the database and populating the form.