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HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) — Air Force One departed Sunday with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michele Obama aboard.

Their flight took off just after 3:00 p.m.  headed for Washington D.C.

Marine One, carrying the President and First Lady  landed at  Homestead Air Reserve Base just after 2:30 p.m. coming from Key Largo where they had spent the weekend.

The president hit the links Saturday at the Ocean Reef Club. One of his golfing buddies was former Miami Heat player Alonzo Mourning.

According to the White House, before golf, President Obama also made a few calls to world leaders regarding the ongoing situation in Ukraine.

He spoke to the British Prime Minister, Italian Prime Minister, French President and hosted a conference call with Lithuanian President, Latvian President, and Estonian President.

On Friday afternoon, they paid a visit to  Coral Reef High School to kick off a new effort to help students take the first step toward getting a college education.

Mr. Obama, in a speech to the school’s seniors in the school gymnasium, announced a new initiative to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form.

Web Extra: Watch the entire speech from President Obama  

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